“You like any player that is willing to step up and speak and then back it up,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said, noting that Ramirez vowed Saturday that the team would not be swept in two straight years.
Mitch Moreland had three of Boston’s 15 hits — matching its combined total from Games 1 and 2, a pair of 8-2 losses. hit his first postseason homer, a three-run shot in a six-run seventh that put the game away. if Cleveland had finished its ALDS sweep of the Yankees later Sunday.
UP NEXT Game 4 of the best-of-five series is Monday in Boston. Houston right-hander Charlie Morton will start against reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello. “We’ve been watching The Weather Channel for a couple of months now,” said Astros manager A. Hinch, whose team was forced to play a home series in Tampa Bay in August when Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston.
The Red Sox confirmed the removal of the individuals in a statement and said they did not permit banners of any kind to be hung in the stadium.
“During the fourth inning of tonight’s game, four fans unfurled a banner over the left field wall in violation of the club’s policy prohibiting signs of any kind to be hung or affixed to the ballpark,” Red Sox spokesperson Zineb Curran said.
In perhaps the final twist in the story about the man who, in court testimony, was called "the poster boy for pension fraud" the Supreme Court heard arguments from the city and from Sauro's lawyer Joseph Penza.
The backstory: On July 17, 1998 Sauro hurt his shoulder while carrying an obese man down a flight of stairs...
The Yankees won twice, in 19; while the Red Sox won in 2004.
Boston's location as the closest American port to Europe and its concentration of elite schools and manufacturing hubs helped maintain this position for several decades.
In fact the cities played two different versions of early baseball.