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.
World Series, Game 1.
Mike Napoli took care of the offense tonight.
Mike Napoli hit his first major league home run in Comerica Park, off Justin Verlander, to the exact same spot in 2006.
Announcer I Like Best
Using the AILB analysis I pick the Dodgers, giving me 8-14 more Vin Scully-voiced games.
Coincidentally the AILB ends up with the same result for 95% of all fans who do not have a team in the playoffs. The other 5% find Joe Castiglione charming.
These boots are made from the 2012 100th anniversary rain tarp.
The lining is made from Mike Napoli’s beard.