Given the chance, Red Sox left-hander David Price wasn't going alone to a news conference Thursday after Game 5 of the American League Championship Series.
"Yes, Chris Sale is our No. 1 starter". "But it's one of the things where I'm past it, and I'm here because of my struggles and because of my pain that I went through there", he said.
Bregman deleted the videos, but apparently not before the people behind the Red Sox' official Twitter account took notice. Clutch in October by making all three of his hits in the series count in a major way. The Astros thought Verlander had Martinez struck out on the previous pitch, a slider that appeared to catch the bottom outside corner but was called a ball.
There was a smattering of boos from the home crowd as the Red Sox charged onto the field, embracing as they jumped around near the middle of the diamond. But, to take out the defending World Series champs, Alex Cora and his 108-win team needed other players to step up.
Bradley, the 2010 College World Series MVP for the Gamecocks, was just 3-for-15 (.200) in the ALCS but made the most of his hits. "But we want more".
Eovaldi pitched well in Game 3 (even though Bregman did an RBI double off of him), pacing the Red Sox to a win.More news: Brewers taking Gio Gonzalez off the NLCS roster shows they mean business
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If he missed the ball in left field and it bounced past him, Houston wins Game 4 and ties the series.
The grab also was somewhat of a redemption play for Betts, who was prevented from making an eerily similar jumping snag Wednesday night as Astros fans in the front row came in contact the Red Sox's outfielder's glove.
Verlander, who starred for Houston last postseason after being acquired on August 31, yielded seven hits and four runs in six innings for his second playoff loss with the Astros. That was very, very special, absolutely.
Marwin Gonzalez scored Houston's only run of the game with a home run in the seventh inning.
It wasn't the usual suspects who got the Red Sox to their ultimate destination.
It was a disappointing end for the Astros to a stellar year in which they won a franchise-record 103 games to capture the AL West for a second straight season. 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. "He hasn't changed, and that's really tough to do at 20, 21 years old".