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Davidnit Posted on Nov 1, 2018 @ 08:46 AM
Davidnit With the use of the long ball, the Red Sox conquered the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Sunday at Dodger Stadium, winning the 114th edition of the Fall Basic four games to one.

Steve Pearce hit two house runs for Boston, getting started with Babe Ruth and Tom Kluszewski as the only players 35 or older to experience a multi-homer World Series video game. The first was a two-run shot in the top of the 1st inning. He later a new solo home run inside the eighth.

Pearce, a journeyman who has played for every staff in the American League East division, had three home runs and eight RBI in five games. Having been named World Series MVP.
\"Baseball is a funny video game, \" Pearce said to Monk Sports. \"The longer you stay in the game, great points can happen. I\'m very blessed to be here right now. inches

Mookie Betts and J. D. Martinez added one home runs in the sixth and seventh, respectively.

Clayton Kershaw, who may have played his final game in a Dodgers uniform, took the loss. In seven innings, he gave up four runs on eight hits -- three which were home runs -- and struck out five.

For Boston, starter David Price was brilliant. After surrendering a home set you back David Freese on the initial pitch, he allowed simply three hits, walked two and struck out five in seven innings. Just before he was pulled in the bottom from the eighth, Price had retired 14 batters in a row.

For a long time, Price had been reputed for his playoff shortcomings, having never won a game. This individual now has won three, which include two in this World Series.
\"It\'s very special, \" Value said to Fox Sports, gesturing toward his Red Sox teammates. \"Seeing all these expanded men over there just simply acting like little kids, that\'s what it\'s about. \"

This is the ninth tournament for Boston, tying the Red Sox with the Athletics for third most all period. Only the New York Yankees (27) and St . Louis Cardinals (11) have more.

Boston, who last won it all in 2013, has now won several titles since 2004, which was 12 months the Red Sox shattered what was then an 86-year drought between championships.

Boston\'s Alex Cora, in his primary year as a manager, certainly is the first Puerto Rican supervisor to take a team to -- and now win -- the World Series. He marched the Red Sox to their best season in the franchise\'s 118-year history -- and it\'s really near the top of the sport perfect.

\"What a season, \" Cora said to Fox Sports activities. \"Everything starts with these guys. They\'re very talented. They bought into it from day one in spring training. They\'ve been extremely consistent as far as preparation, going about their business. What a way to end it. \"

Boston entered the World Series seeing that the favorite, as the Crimson Sox were superior all the year. They went 22-9-1 in spring training. They won a franchise-record 108 game titles in the regular season.

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