Somehow, someway, this Red Sox team is in the World Series. With bullpen problems and a cast known for shaky performances the past few years, they got through all of that by beating the Yankees in 4, and Houston in 5. At this point, I’m take defeated (shoutout to Jim Murray of 98.5). This team has rallied around the criticism and doubt casted upon them nationally. Continue reading “Kershaw Takes the Mound Tonight”
Tag: Red Sox
How Lucky is Boston?
As Andrew Benintendi roamed in left field to secure the final out of the American League Championship Series, the Red Sox cemented a World Series appearance for the 4th time in 15 seasons.
Imagine telling that to the faithful fans that had to watch Aaron Boone smack a home run off of Tim Wakefield in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS.
Imagine 15 years after that soul-crushing hit, where the Yankees looked poised to win their 5th championship in 8 seasons, that it would be the Red Sox – not the Yankees – with a chance to be the team of the century.
No one would have believed you… and well, that pretty much summarizes this crazy journey it has been being a Boston sports fan (not just a Red Sox fan) since the turn of the century.
Who else is Having a Heart Attack from the ALCS?
I’ll admit, I’m a casual baseball fan. You can probably see that through my writings about baseball. I don’t know much about swings or pitching motions or other shit like that. I’m a simple man. I see stats, I see plays, and I can see what are good situations and bad situations. I’m not into the WAR stat or any other nerd stat. I like the Red Sox and I’ve talked enough about them for 10 years to know what I’m talking about.
That being said, my heart last night pumped too quick. From Mookie, to JBJ, to Kimbrel shitting his pants. Lets take a shallow dip into last nights 5 hour fiasco. Continue reading “Who else is Having a Heart Attack from the ALCS?”