MLB World Series

FILE - In this April 1964 file photo, San Francisco Giants' Willie McCovey poses for a photo, date and location not known. McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, has died. He was 80. The San Francisco Giants announced his death, saying the fearsome hitter passed “peacefully” Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 31, 2018, “after losing his battle with ongoing health issues.” (AP Photo, File)
November 01, 2018 - 7:38 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, died Wednesday. He was 80. The San Francisco Giants announced McCovey's death, saying the fearsome hitter passed "peacefully" on Wednesday afternoon "after losing...
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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, left, waves the flag of Puerto Rico as coach Ramon Vazquez holds the championship trophy during a parade to celebrate the team's World Series championship over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 31, 2018 - 5:08 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Red Sox parade in Boston celebrating the team's World Series win (all times local): 5 p.m. Red Sox manager Alex Cora, one of the team's championship trophies and a bystander have been hit by errant beer cans thrown during the team's victory lap through downtown...
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Boston Red Sox fans line the parade route, waiting to celebrate the team's World Series championship over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
October 31, 2018 - 12:34 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Confetti cannons boomed and huge crowds of fans accustomed to the success of their beloved sports franchises cheered wildly as duck boats ferried the Boston Red Sox on a parade through city streets to mark the team's fourth World Series championship in the past 15 years. The parade...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price celebrates the end of the seventh inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 31, 2018 - 12:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price will stay with the team he led to a World Series title, declining a contract option on Wednesday that would have enabled him to become a free agent. Price announced his decision on the field at Fenway Park before a victory parade, saying he came...
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The Boston Red Sox celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 game to 1. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 30, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a great World Series for Boston, but not necessarily for Fox. The Red Sox' five-game victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers averaged 14.1 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. That's sharply down from the 2018 Fall Classic, which averaged 18.9 million viewers for the...
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Boston Red Sox's Steve Pearce celebrates his second home run during the eighth inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 29, 2018 - 5:06 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 8:17 p.m. The Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series championship in 15 years, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 Sunday night behind David Price's pitching and Steve Pearce's power. Alex Cora became the first...
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The Boston Red Sox, Sandy Leon, Rafael Devers, Eduardo Nunez, Xander Bogaerts celebrate in the clubhouse after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 games to 1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 29, 2018 - 5:06 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Way up in the reserve seating level at Dodger Stadium, thousands of Boston Red Sox fans screamed, hugged and danced with just as much fervor as the World Series-winning players on the field below. Amid the gleeful chaos, a father in a Red Sox T-shirt and a Bruins cap held aloft...
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The Boston Red Sox celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 games to 1. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 29, 2018 - 4:26 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Sale's final pitch for this Boston juggernaut triggered a celebration on the Dodger Stadium infield, among thousands of fans who made their way to California — and even outside Fenway Park back home. The quest is complete. Yes, these 2018 Red Sox really are that great. A...
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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora holds the championship trophy after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 game to 1.
October 29, 2018 - 1:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hard to believe now, all these wins later, but the Alex Cora Era in Boston began with a loss. A brutal one, in fact. Opening day at Tropicana Field in late March, none of his late moves worked out as the bullpen blew a big lead in a 6-4 setback. No fan in New England would admit...
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Boston Red Sox's Steve Pearce holds the MVP trophy after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 game to 1. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
October 29, 2018 - 12:31 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a dozen years, Steve Pearce was on the move. From Pittsburgh to Houston to every single team in the AL East, just looking for a spot where he could stick. He finally found his permanent place — in Red Sox lore. The well-traveled journeyman wound up as the World Series MVP on...
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