World Series

Steve Pearce
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 11:18 pm
LOS ANGELES – The 2004 Red Sox ended the Curse. The 2007 Red Sox proved it wasn’t a fluke. The 2013 Red Sox made Boston strong. Now comes 2018 and a new designation – the greatest Red Sox team of all. Baseball’s beasts finished their rampage through the postseason with a 5-1 victory over the...
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October 28, 2018 - 8:47 pm
You knew we were getting this at some point. I mean, you can't really have a Boston-LA championship series without hearing from Larry Bird and Magic Johnson, right? We finally got it before Game 5 when the two legends, whose Celtics and Lakers teams faced off in the NBA Finals three times in the...
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 7:37 pm
Mookie Betts is having a lousy offensive postseason. He might only have one more chance to change that narrative. Red Sox manager Alex Cora has a hunch that breakout performance is coming on Sunday night. Speaking to reporters before the potential clinching Game 5 of the World Series, with the Red...
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Red Sox
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 5:40 pm
LOS ANGELES -- Dave Roberts knows a thing or two about great Red Sox teams. He played for the one that started it all in 2004. And when he looks across the diamond at the 2018 Red Sox, who lead the World Series 3-1 and hope to close it out on Sunday night, he sees a team that might be the best of...
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Manny Machado spikes Steve Pearce
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 5:06 pm
For someone who insists he's not a dirty player, Manny Machado sure has a habit of doing dirty things. The latest example: in the ninth inning of the Dodgers' failed comeback against the Red Sox on Saturday night in Game 4 of the World Series, Machado spiked Red Sox first baseman Steve Pearce in...
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Rob Bradford
October 28, 2018 - 5:42 am
LOS ANGELES -- It was assumed that Chris Sale was going to be the Red Sox' Game 5 starter. We now know that assumption would have been misguided. Following the Red Sox' Game 4 World Series win over the Dodgers manager Alex Cora announced that David Price was getting the call to start what could...
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Chris Sale
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 4:26 am
LOS ANGELES – Red Sox fans need no reminder of the impact a well-timed dugout speech in Game 4 of the World Series can make. Five years ago in St. Louis, David Ortiz rallied his teammates to victory and an eventual title with an impassioned sermon. On Saturday night, it was Chris Sale’s turn. With...
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Rob Bradford
October 28, 2018 - 2:30 am
LOS ANGELES -- So many after the Red Sox' Game 4 World Series win were focused on the brief rant made by Chris Sale in his team's dugout just before its momentous comeback. Fair. Red Sox manager Alex Cora did, after all, say, "It was a moment." That, however, wasn't the speech that truly mattered...
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