"And hopefully brings that fire (Sunday)".
Cora said he appreciated the players picking him up after he stuck too long with starter Eduardo Rodriguez.
Boston wound up scoring nine runs after Hill exited the game to take a 3-1 lead in the World Series. Pearce was named World Series MVP. How do we explain baseball?
Kershaw, who has never lived up to his Cy Young credentials in the postseason, endured another rough outing and gave up four runs on seven hits in seven innings of work.
Craig Kimbrel, pitching with a five-run lead, struggled in the ninth.
A lineup with contributors throughout continued to deliver.
"We'll talk about it later on", Cora said. He was one of those trades that Dave pulled the trigger on early.
Poor Kinsler has been ridiculed mercilessly for that throwing error, and even said after the game that he feels bad; feels like he let the team down. I guess if I had to pick a longshot, I'd go Giants. "He said, 'Keep an eye on me". Back then, like now, Boston took the best-of-seven series four games to one.
"So in that spot right there, considering who you have left in the pen, you have to make a decision", Roberts said.
I'm very proud of him.
Pearce, the Series MVP, hit a two-run homer on Clayton Kershaw's sixth pitch. That seemed to signal a momentum switch that carried over into the next night, when the Dodgers surged to a 4-0 cushion on Yasiel Puig's electrifying home run. "Managers do it all the time, big mistake!" "Price responded by getting Justin Turner on a grounder to short and stranded Freese when Kiké Hernandez fouled out to Martinez".
Game 5 was a much less dramatic affair compared to previous games in the series. He was scheduled to be the Game 4 starter, but instead, he entered Game 3 in the 12th inning and pitched six innings in relief. They went 22-9-1 in spring training.
In the pantheon of the greatest Red Sox teams, this one is surely at the top of the list. It was his first homer since the ALCS clincher, and gave the Sox a 4-1 lead.