Red Sox down Dodgers to win World Series
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 10/29/18, 09:55 am
The Boston Red Sox are World Series champions again, with left-hander David Price pitching seven strong innings Sunday night to lead Boston to a 5-1 win and a 4-1 series victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. “This is why I came here,” Price said afterward. “I knew we were going to have an opportunity to get to this point every year, and to finally get here, and to come out on top—I’m at a loss for words right now.”
The Red Sox roughed up Dodger ace Clayton Kershaw with J.D. Martinez, Mookie Betts, and Steve Pearce hitting home runs. Pearce clubbed another Sunday, his third of the series, and won MVP honors. The title is Boston’s ninth all time and fourth in the last 15 years.
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J.C. is WORLD Radio’s managing editor. He spent 10 years covering sports, higher education, and politics for the Longview News-Journal and other newspapers in Texas before joining WORLD in 2012 and eventually becoming WORLD’s Washington Bureau chief. Follow J.C. on Twitter @jcderrick1.