Benintendi Goes For First World Series With Boston

Benintendi Goes For First World Series With Boston

Miller's take: A matchup between a 108-win team and a 92-win team shouldn't be this hard to decide, but a lot of circumstantial evidence suggests that the Dodgers are also an exceptionally good, maybe even elite, team: the fact that they won 104 games a year ago and mostly upgraded their roster, their 102-win run differential, the savvy improvements they made to their roster late in the season, and the tautological fact that they've beaten two playoff opponents and made it to the World Series.

Mookie Betts led off for the Red Sox with a popup that twisted first baseman David Freese as he tried to navigate the tight foul space near the stands. "We've been playing through it", Red Sox pitcher Nathan Eovaldi said.

Though Baez was cruising, Roberts handed the ball to Alex Wood, a move that prompted Boston manager Alex Cora to pinch hit right-handed hitting Eduardo Nunez for the lefty-hitting Devers.

"You're going to have to go to the 'pen and play matchups, and that's kind of how I saw it, we saw it", Roberts said. "Luckily, it would be the one with 115 wins this year and a 12-2 record in the World Series since the turn of the century", said Kennedy. "I'm very happy that whenever the Red Sox win and when (Boston's Puerto Rican catcher Christian Vazquez) plays great. there's something that they have for them to enjoy", said Cora.

"OOTP 19" simmed the World Series 10,000 times and the Red Sox were victorious in 5,567 of them. "You have to be on your toes pretty much".

Who knows what the heck else we will see in this series.

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Game 2 is Wednesday night, when it's supposed to be even colder. However, an ugly 16-26 start quickly cast doubt on the club's ability to return to the postseason, dumping their World Series odds to a distant +1400. But the left-hander struggled in two starts against the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Championship Series (NLCS). "As long as we have the win, that's all that matters".

FiveThirtyEight, meanwhile, gives the Red Sox a a 61 percent chance to win their first World Series since 2013.

Sure, You can look at the box score here, see that the Red Sox won 8-4 in a game which was broken wide open with a three-run homer and say that Boston's win was a definitive one.

Ryu was charged with a loss after allowing four earned runs on five hits in five innings, but those numbers mean little now because he will take on a vastly different Red Sox team this week. No sweeps, just two great teams trading blows and ratcheting up the drama.

Los Angeles has struggled in recent visits to Fenway Park, going 1-5 in six all-time meetings in interleague play, according to the OddsShark MLB Datbase.

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