Martinez reached the World Series by beating the team that released him during spring training four years ago. The Astros were unable to do any damage against Red Sox pitching. And it turned the tide of the ALCS, with the Yankees eventually winning the series in five games.
I wasn't sure the Red Sox had it in them to make it to the World Series, but I've never been happier to be proven wrong.
On his 43rd birthday, at the expense of the club he won a title with previous year and in his first season as a big league manager, Alex Cora is going back to the Fall Classic. J.D. Martinez homered on Thursday, his second of the playoffs, but the bottom of the order stole the show.
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It doesn't sound easy at all but it's good that the woman is taking good care of herself and working out at a lower intensity. The couple have also met members of the public gathered at the popular eastern Sydney beach.
"I kind of have this thing with sunflower seeds where I'll line 'em up and flick 'em off the dugout railing", Holt said in the clip.
Two days after throwing six strong innings and 92 pitches in Game 3, Nathan Eovaldi entered Thursday night's game with two outs in the seventh inning. But as a Red Sox fan, watching probably 95 percent of the team's games in 2018, I could tell that this team had major flaws, with none being bigger than the bullpen. From Joe Kelly to Ryan Brasier to Matt Barnes to Craig Kimbrel, there are varying levels of mistrust associated with each Boston reliever.
Boston ended an 86-year championship drought in 2004. We will, no doubt, spend plenty of time grousing over the poor performance by umpires that led to disastrous moments for the Astros and left us to wonder if the fix was in. After the Astros bounced back and gave him a 4-2 lead to in the third inning, Cole immediately allowed Boston to jump back on top.
After steamrolling the Cleveland Indians in a sweep in the division series, the Astros went out with little more than whimper.
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It was a short engagement for Karlie and Joshua - they announced that they were getting married in an Instagram post back in July. Kushner proposed with a high-carat cushion cut diamond in a platinum solitaire setting with a diamond pavé band, PEOPLE writes.
Altuve went 1 for 4 in the finale.
"He's been great", Kimbrel said of Cora.
If you've ever wondered what it looks like to get a birthday shoutout from the Patriots coach, here's what happened when Belichick was informed it was Red Sox manager Alex Cora's birthday.
It was 1-0 in the Boston sixth when Mitch Moreland doubled on a ball that left fielder Tony Kemp nearly caught at the wall.
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The Astros are far from being finished as a force in the American League, but over five nights this month, in the face of a Red Sox team that may or many not have been plainly better, their aura of invincibility was pierced, and it wasn't all about odd bounces and questionable calls and ill-fated Instagram stories. AL home teams are 10-2 the last 2 years. It was by far his most successful playoff start.