ALCS

Aaron Halford
October 26, 2018 - 10:51 am
After falling behind the Yankees 3-0 in the 2004 American League Championship Series, the Red Sox were able to scrape out two nerve-wracking extra-inning victories, pushing the series to a Game 6 at Yankee Stadium. The Sox turned to Curt Schilling, who was shelled in Game 1 of the series while...
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Alex Reimer
October 19, 2018 - 12:42 pm
David Price drew big ratings numbers in his successful quest to break his postseason schneid. The Red Sox drew a 26.2 household rating in Boston for their clinching victory over the Astros Thursday, according to TBS. That’s the best Red Sox rating in Boston since 2013 and TBS’ best for any MLB game...
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Lucy Burdge
October 19, 2018 - 6:10 am
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: LA Dodgers at Milwaukee, 8:39 p.m. (FS1) NBA: Boston at Toronto, 8 p.m. (ESPN, NBCSB) NBA: Golden State at Utah, 10:30...
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Mookie Bretts and Rafael Devers
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John Tomase
October 18, 2018 - 11:29 pm
As the Red Sox barreled to the conclusion of the greatest regular season in franchise history, the words grew to something between an admonition and a threat: We will ultimately judge you on the playoffs. The 108 wins. The third straight division title. The stomping of every challenger in the...
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John Tomase
October 18, 2018 - 7:38 pm
Alex Cora has one possible explanation for Craig Kimbrel's mystifying struggles this postseason – he's tipping his slider. Kimbrel allowed a run for a fourth straight postseason outing on Wednesday, and it took a diving catch from Andrew Benintendi to keep him from allowing three more in what would...
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John Tomase
October 18, 2018 - 6:22 pm
There's only one way Chris Sale won't start Game 6 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday -- if the Red Sox end the series on Thursday, in which case Sale will start Game 1 of the World Series against either the Dodgers or Brewers. Speaking to reporters before Game 5 of the ALCS in...
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Alex Reimer
October 18, 2018 - 1:38 pm
Fear not, Red Sox fans with jobs. If you missed Andrew Benintendi’s incredible catch to clinch Game 4 in the wee hours of the morning, the ratings say you are not alone. ALCS Game 4 on TBS garnered a 20.5 household rating in Boston and 4.7 number nationally, according to the Boston Globe’s Chad...
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Alex Reimer
October 18, 2018 - 11:41 am
Call it the anti-Roger Goodell approach. Major League Baseball issued a statement Wednesday saying it will not conduct an additional investigation over charges about the Astros stealing signs. In Game 1 of the ALCS, the Red Sox ejected an unauthorized Houston employee from the media well after he...
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John Tomase
October 18, 2018 - 11:23 am
I'll admit falling into the trap. The “Astros are the best team in baseball” trap. I believed there was a chance the American League Championship Series would be over by now. The Astros went 21-6 in September and were widely proclaimed to be even better than last year's club that won it all. Say...
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John Tomase
October 17, 2018 - 8:12 pm
Dave Dombrowski heard Jeff Luhnow's explanation for illicitly filming the Red Sox dugout, and he doesn't like it one bit. Speaking to reporters in Houston on Wednesday before Game 4 of the American League Championship Series, Dombrowski took exception with Luhnow's contention that the Astros were...
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