For instance, this was just great hustle by Stephen Drew to beat Matt Moore to the bag, and solid heads-up base running by Jonny Gomes to score all the way from second.
Which led to the strangest celebration of the postseason.
And on yet another sac fly by Pedroia, the Red Sox took a two-run lead in the ninth and were able to hold on for the win.
11. Game 2 ALCS: 6-5 victory over the Tigers
After failing to score a single run in the first game, and lacking any kind of offense to start Game 2, things were not looking good for the Red Sox, as the Tigers took a 5-0 lead in the sixth. Also, that dude is a jerk.
23. The World Series starts Wednesday, and based on what we’ve seen from the Red Sox this postseason, it should be one hell of an entertaining series.
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