MLB World Series

Boston Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez hits a single to drive in two runs against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fifth inning in Game 2 of the World Series baseball game, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 25, 2018 - 7:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the Red Sox wait to see whether J.D. Martinez can start Game 3 of the World Series, this much is true: Don't take any bets on Boston shifting a star outfielder to the infield. "Mookie Betts at second? No, he's not playing second base. Well, he's not starting at second base...
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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora smiles while speaking at a baseball news conference, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in Los Angeles, ahead of Friday's Game 3 of the team's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 25, 2018 - 5:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 5:48 p.m. Viewership for Game 2 of the World Series was the lowest in four years, the same as the opener. An average of 13,442,000 people tuned to Fox for Boston's 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night, down 13...
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The Los Angeles Dodgers watch the ninth inning of Game 2 of the World Series baseball game from their dugout against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 25, 2018 - 4:24 am
BOSTON (AP) — Fenway Park gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the cold shoulder. No wonder they were California Dreamin' about Thursday's flight home. "I think all the players are happy about going back to LA, but obviously we have some games to win," pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu said through a translator after...
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Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Chris Taylor waits for a pitcher change during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 25, 2018 - 4:21 am
BOSTON (AP) — The San Gabriel Mountains shimmering in the distance will be a welcome sight for the Los Angeles Dodgers after two chilly, failed nights at Fenway Park. No team has overcome a 2-0 World Series deficit in 22 years, but that is the tall task the Dodgers face after crumbling before the...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price throws during the first inning of Game 2 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
October 24, 2018 - 10:12 pm
BOSTON (AP) — From playoff flop to October ace in two legacy-shifting starts, David Price earned his second postseason victory in a row and moved the Boston Red Sox halfway to yet another World Series title. The Red Sox left-hander pitched six innings of three-hit ball, and major league RBI leader...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, right, leaves the mound after being pulled by manager Dave Roberts during the fifth inning in Game 2 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 24, 2018 - 9:43 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Maybe this World Series just isn't in the cards for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Trying to play the matchup game, manager Dave Roberts' team instead looked overmatched at Fenway Park. They staggered home after a 4-2 loss Wednesday night, down 2-0 to the do-everything-right Boston Red Sox...
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This multiple exposure shows Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throwing during the fourth inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 23, 2018 - 11:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Aces were out early in the World Series, where four-plus innings for starters is becoming the new norm. The outings of the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw and Boston's Chris Sale turned into short stories . Each failed to get an out in the fifth inning Tuesday night, just the fourth time...
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Boston Red Sox's Eduardo Nunez reacts after hitting a three-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2018 - 10:36 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Fenway Funhouse proved too tricky, too cold and just too much for the beach boys. Andrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox came out swinging in the World Series opener, seizing every advantage in their quirky ballpark to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on a chilly...
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts calls for a relief pitcher as starter Clayton Kershaw departs during the fifth inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 23, 2018 - 10:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Games averaged 3 hours, 35½ minutes during the playoffs, up 6 minutes from the 2017 postseason and more than a half-hour longer than this year's regular season. Strikeouts have topped hits in seven of eight postseason matchups. Starting pitchers usually don't finish the fifth inning...
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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is relieved during the fifth inning of Game 1 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2018 - 7:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:51 p.m. Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly used his 100 mph heat to restore order to a grinding game, preserving Boston's 5-3 lead after six innings. Kelly retired three straight Dodgers, the first solid effort by a bullpen guy this evening...
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