@MikeNapoli25: Good morning America!!! The American champ is ready for today #merica #worldchamps http://t.co/V8lGQRwS5q
Grady Sizemore made some really nice catches today. Enjoy.
Derek Jeter will play his final regular season series against…well, look at that.
Baseball is grand.
Jacoby Ellsbury wondering how long Red Sox fans will boo him now that he signed a 7 year/$153 million deal with the New York Yankees.
Tom Glavine, unabashed Red Sox fan
Retired player returns to his childhood fandom. I don’t know if I’ve heard of this before.
2 HRs, 6 RBi, .688 BA, 1.948 OPS
Now has the highest World Series batting average for any player with at least 50 plate appearances - .454
The three men who have won clinching World Series games for 2 different teams in MLB history:
John Lackey - 2002, Angels; 2013, Red Sox
Jimmy Key - 1992, Blue Jays; 1996, Yankees
Jim “Catfish” Hunter - 1972, A’s; 1978, Yankees
Thanks to @sabr and retrosheet.org
Only 15,348 attended, 10,000 less than capacity - and the game took 1:46.
Last night, for the first time ever, a World Series game ended on a pick-off.
Photo by Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
And the night before that was the first one to end on an obstruction call. So other than the Game 1 blowout, this has been rather interesting.
The inter-office saga continues.