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The Red Sox win the World Series!

The Red Sox win the World Series!

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Image credited to Wikimedia.

The Red Sox win the World Series!

The 2018 World Series Comes To A Close

October 29, 2018

On Sunday, October 28, the Red Sox won the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium. It was their 4th title in 14 years.

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The 2018 World Series Comes To A Close

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The Red Sox win the World Series!

The Red Sox win the World Series!

Image credited to Wikimedia.

Image credited to Wikimedia.

The Red Sox win the World Series!

Over the weekend, games 3, 4 and 5 of the World Series took place. The Dodgers took game 3 and the Red Sox won games 4 and 5. Boston, therefore, won their 4th title since 2004.

In a thrilling game 3, the Dodgers defeated the Red Sox 3-1 in a whopping 18 innings, an MLB record. The game lasted 7 hours and 20 minutes. The game was tied by the end of nine innings; with Joc Pederson and Jackie Bradley Jr. both hitting homers. In a breath-taking thirteenth inning, both Max Muncy and Brock Holt scored on throwing errors. 5 innings later, Max Muncy hit the winning home run for the Dodgers. Both teams each used 9 pitchers.

Approximately 17 hours later, Game 4 was on its way. The Red Sox won 9-6. In the 6th, the Dodgers scored on two occasions. First, Cody Bellinger’s hit sent Justin Turner to home plate. Then, Yasiel Puig hit a 3-run homer. The Red Sox answered back, hitting their own 3-run bomb. They followed with another home run to tie the game up. The Red Sox closed out the game in the ninth with 5 runs. The Dodgers failed to complete a comeback in front of the home crowd.

On Sunday, with the Red Sox ready to close out the series, Boston defeated the Dodgers 5-1. Clayton Kershaw didn’t have his best in the 7 innings he pitched. Boston scored all of their runs with 4 homers. After scoring in the first inning, the Dodgers were held scoreless due to David Price’s wonderful 7-inning outing. Steve Pearce’s two homers in Game 5 earned him the World Series MVP.

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Red Sox Win The World Series!

On Sunday, October 28, the Red Sox won the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium. It was their 4th title in 14 years. The Red Sox won all but one game. Game 3 went to the Dodgers in a thrilling 18 innings.

The World Series MVP, Steve Pearce, hit two homers in their game 5 win. He was traded from the Blue Jays mid-season and now is a world champion. “Baseball’s a funny game,” he said. “The longer you stay in the game, great things can happen.’

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