Last season, the Dodgers lost the World Series in the early days of November. They lost after drawing the series out to its full seven games, wringing every ounce of drama and emotion they could out of it — so much so that the defining seventh game was itself anemic, drained of any real conflict….
Don’t think about the last time you attended a funeral in Pittsburgh. Don’t think about your great aunt’s funeral on one of those cold gray days the city specializes in. A city with less sunshine than Seattle; a city clouded in funereal gray. Your sister stands next to you, and your shoes sink in the…
As the tie game stretched on, it eventually went past the point of no return for Alex Cora (and for Nathan Eovaldi).
Game 1 of the World Series included several unpredictable moments, but none like the three-run, pinch-hit home run off the bat of Boston’s Eduardo Nuñez, whose blast over the Green Monster put the game out of reach.
The rookie manager who led the Red Sox to the World Series and the country that has become baseball’s heart.
What does 208 combined regular season wins get us? Five games of the first Boston vs. New York playoff matchup since 2004.
Alex Cora was there for the beginning of Dustin Pedroia’s career and now he’s back in Boston as it winds down, this time as the Red Sox’s manager.