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Detroit Free Press
Detroit Tigers-centric observations from 2017 MLB postseasonthe Fenway faithful, but the Astros would come back to win the game and the ser
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
the Fenway faithful, but the Astros would come back to win the game and the series with big hits against Chris Sale and Craig Kimbrel, silencing the second-guessers. • The postseason began in a familiar fashion of sorts, with the Twins jumping... Read more
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Boston Herald
Red Sox report card: End-of-year grades come too soonmight have curried favor with some impressionable teammates but is a long-term
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
might have curried favor with some impressionable teammates but is a long-term strategy of failure in this market. RP Craig Kimbrel: B-plus Kimbrel’s that guy who aced every quiz and test during each semester — and then bombed the final.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Dave Dombrowski is on the clock nowhas lived up to his reputation as a wheeler-dealer and brought into the clubhou
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
has lived up to his reputation as a wheeler-dealer and brought into the clubhouse a number of new faces besides Price. Craig Kimbrel, Carson Smith, Tyler Thornburg, Addison Reed, Drew Pomeranz, Mitch Moreland, Chris Young, Doug Fister and, of... Read more
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Boston Herald
Roster breakdown: How Red Sox stack up for 2018who threw out of relief in the regular season contributed only 101⁄3 postseason
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
who threw out of relief in the regular season contributed only 101⁄3 postseason innings while allowing four earned runs. Craig Kimbrel put together quite the regular season, striking out 124 of the 256 batters he faced. Addison Reed was a strong... Read more
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Boston Herald
Jennings: It’s getting crowded inside Red Sox’ window of opportunityjust because the Red Sox have been eliminated from the playoffs does not mean t
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
just because the Red Sox have been eliminated from the playoffs does not mean the window has closed. Sale, David Price and Craig Kimbrel will be back next season. Devers, Andrew Benintendi and Mookie Betts are still dirt cheap by baseball... Read more
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Boston Herald
When will the Red Sox players get some blame?ops can make one move after another but if you bring in arguably your two best
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
ops can make one move after another but if you bring in arguably your two best pitchers — starter Chris Sale and closer Craig Kimbrel — and they can’t hold a lead in a do-or-die playoff game, don’t blame the manager. If your lineup of young... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Looks like it's time for Red Sox to let John Farrell goChris Sale was the best pitcher in the American League for most of 2017. Craig
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Chris Sale was the best pitcher in the American League for most of 2017. Craig Kimbrel has been the best closer in baseball. Yet after this long, rainy afternoon led to stinging season-ending defeat for the Red Sox, the most important question is... Read more
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Boston Herald
When do we get around to the players when examining what went wrong with the Red Sox?ops can make one move after another but if you bring in arguably your two best
Boston Herald / Posted 8 days ago
ops can make one move after another but if you bring in arguably your two best pitchers — starter Chris Sale and closer Craig Kimbrel — and they can’t hold a lead in a do-or-die playoff game, don’t blame the manager. If your lineup of young... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Astros oust Red Sox; Yankees level serieseighth inning and Josh Reddick delivered a two-out run-batted-in single later i
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
eighth inning and Josh Reddick delivered a two-out run-batted-in single later in the inning off of Red Sox closing pitcher Craig Kimbrel that put the Astros up 4-3. “We felt like that we could win this series, but we knew it was going to be... Read more
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The Morning Journal
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSin Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi’s homer. Bregma
The Morning Journal / Posted 9 days ago
in Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi’s homer. Bregman tied it before Reddick’s single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double in the ninth — an insurance run... Read more
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The News-Herald
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSin Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi’s homer. Bregma
The News-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
in Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi’s homer. Bregman tied it before Reddick’s single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double in the ninth — an insurance run... Read more
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SportingNews
Let's embrace the Miller-Britton Theory of Playoff Bullpen ManagementSale — Boston’s Game 1 starter who entered in the fourth and was brilliant befo
SportingNews / Posted 9 days ago
Sale — Boston’s Game 1 starter who entered in the fourth and was brilliant before faltering in the eighth — and closer Craig Kimbrel. Red Sox fans can live with that heading into the offseason. In Chicago on Monday, though, that wasn’t the... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSin Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi's homer. Bregma
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 9 days ago
in Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi's homer. Bregman tied it before Reddick's single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double in the ninth - an insurance run... Read more
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The Providence Journal
After second straight ALDS loss, what's the status of John Farrell? + Pollpivotal. He put his relievers in the right position to succeed more times than
The Providence Journal / Posted 9 days ago
pivotal. He put his relievers in the right position to succeed more times than not. "He was there for us," said closer Craig Kimbrel. "He watched us all year-long, he knows each and every guy in here, he knows what we’re made of. For him to go... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSin Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi's homer. Bregma
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
in Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi's homer. Bregman tied it before Reddick's single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double in the ninth -- an insurance run... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Questions surround Red Sox heading into postseasonout for the eighth inning. The move backfired as Alex Bregman led off with a ty
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
out for the eighth inning. The move backfired as Alex Bregman led off with a tying home run. Then the Red Sox turned to Craig Kimbrel, their All-Star closer. He failed miserably. Josh Reddick singled in the go-ahead run and Kimbrel let up... Read more
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The Herald News
Questions surround Red Sox heading into postseasonout for the eighth inning. The move backfired as Alex Bregman led off with a ty
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
out for the eighth inning. The move backfired as Alex Bregman led off with a tying home run. Then the Red Sox turned to Craig Kimbrel, their All-Star closer. He failed miserably. Josh Reddick singled in the go-ahead run and Kimbrel let up... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Questions surround Red Sox heading into postseasonout for the eighth inning. The move backfired as Alex Bregman led off with a ty
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
out for the eighth inning. The move backfired as Alex Bregman led off with a tying home run. Then the Red Sox turned to Craig Kimbrel, their All-Star closer. He failed miserably. Josh Reddick singled in the go-ahead run and Kimbrel let up... Read more
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Boston Herald
John Farrell questions his ejectionof a sudden it feels like you face-plant in a wall when the season’s over. So t
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
of a sudden it feels like you face-plant in a wall when the season’s over. So that was pretty much the message.” Closer Craig Kimbrel appreciated Farrell’s speech. “He was there for us,” Kimbrel said. “He came out and we just got done losing a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Time has come for Red Sox to fire John Farrelllefties this season. He homered off Sale in Game 1. Sale remained in Game 4, an
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
lefties this season. He homered off Sale in Game 1. Sale remained in Game 4, and Bregman walloped a game-tying homer. Craig Kimbrel didn’t exactly mow ’em down when he took over, but one wonders about an altered course had the eighth started... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Astros edge Red Sox in Game 4, advance to ALCSin Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi’s homer. Bregma
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
in Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi’s homer. Bregman tied it before Reddick’s single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his post-season legacy with an RBI double in the ninth — an insurance run... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Astros eliminate Red Soxseries 3-1. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to left
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
series 3-1. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to left field in the eighth inning off Boston's Craig Kimbrel, who replaced starter-turned-reliever Chris Sale (0-2) in the eighth after Houston tied it. Pinch hitter... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
MLB Playoffs: Astros Beat Red Sox, Advance to ALCSto win the ALDS 3-1. Alex Bregman homered off Sale to tie it in the eighth and
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 9 days ago
to win the ALDS 3-1. Alex Bregman homered off Sale to tie it in the eighth and Josh Reddick hit an RBI single off closer Craig Kimbrel later in the inning. The Astros last reached the league championship series in 2005 as a National League team,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Astros rally to oust Sox; Verlander tries relieffirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick’s single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double — an insurance run that became... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
MLB roundup: Astros eliminate Red Soxseries 3-1. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to left
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 9 days ago
series 3-1. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to left field in the eighth inning off Boston's Craig Kimbrel, who replaced starter-turned-reliever Chris Sale (0-2) in the eighth after Houston tied it. Pinch hitter... Read more
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Boston Herald
Chris Sale, Craig Kimbrel can’t seal deal; Red Sox’ season again ends in ALDSthe Astros to the brink of a Game 5 yesterday, riding a strong relief effort fr
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
the Astros to the brink of a Game 5 yesterday, riding a strong relief effort from Chris Sale a little too far while closer Craig Kimbrel shattered behind him in a heartbreaking 5-4 loss that ended the American League Division Series and the Sox’... Read more
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Times Leader
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSto win the ALDS 3-1. Alex Bregman homered off Sale to tie it in the eighth and
Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
to win the ALDS 3-1. Alex Bregman homered off Sale to tie it in the eighth and Josh Reddick hit an RBI single off closer Craig Kimbrel later in the inning. The Astros last reached the league championship series in 2005 as a National League team,... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Astros close out Red Sox season, advance to ALCSto win the ALDS 3-1. Alex Bregman homered off Sale to tie it in the eighth and
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
to win the ALDS 3-1. Alex Bregman homered off Sale to tie it in the eighth and Josh Reddick hit an RBI single off closer Craig Kimbrel later in the inning. The Astros last reached the league championship series in 2005 as a National League team,... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Kevin McNamara: Season's over, but plenty of questions remainout for the eighth inning. The move backfired as Alex Bregman led off with a ty
The Providence Journal / Posted 9 days ago
out for the eighth inning. The move backfired as Alex Bregman led off with a tying home run. Then the Red Sox turned to Craig Kimbrel, their All-Star closer. He failed miserably. Josh Reddick singled in the go-ahead run and Kimbrel let up... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Verlander, Houston beat Sale and Boston as aces come out of bullpenfirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick’s single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double — an insurance run that became... Read more
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The Providence Journal
After second straight ALDS loss, what's the status of John Farrell?pivotal. He put his relievers in the right position to succeed more times than
The Providence Journal / Posted 9 days ago
pivotal. He put his relievers in the right position to succeed more times than not. "He was there for us," said closer Craig Kimbrel. "He watched us all year long, he knows each and every guy in here, he knows what we’re made of. For him to go... Read more
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New York Post
Someone has to pay for this Red Sox failureat 3-3. Sale had pitched four scoreless innings up until that point. The Astro
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
at 3-3. Sale had pitched four scoreless innings up until that point. The Astros then took care of business against closer Craig Kimbrel with Josh Reddick delivering a two-out RBI single. Carlos Beltran added a pinch-hit RBI double in the ninth,... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Verlander pitches relief for first time, helps Astros to ALCSfirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick�s single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double � an insurance run that became... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSin Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi’s homer. Bregma
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
in Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi’s homer. Bregman tied it before Reddick’s single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double in the ninth — an insurance run... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Verlander pitches relief for first time, helps Astros to ALCSfirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
The Oakland Press / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick’s single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double — an insurance run that became... Read more
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Island Packet
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSin Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi's homer. Bregma
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
in Houston, and then took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Benintendi's homer. Bregman tied it before Reddick's single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double in the ninth — an insurance run... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSfirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
WSMV Nashville / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick's single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double - an insurance run that became... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSfirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick's single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double - an insurance run that became... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Astros beat Red Sox in Game 4, advance to ALCSfirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick’s single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double — an insurance run that became... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSfirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick's single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double - an insurance run that became... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Astros clinch first ALCS berth with comeback win over Red Soxthe Boston Red Sox best starter, Reddick got to their best reliever. On the ei
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
the Boston Red Sox best starter, Reddick got to their best reliever. On the eighth pitch of an at-bat against elite closer Craig Kimbrel, Reddick smacked a 99 mph fastball the other way and into left field. It scored Cameron Maybin, who represented... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSfirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick's single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double - an insurance run that became... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Astros close out Red Sox in four gamesTuesday night. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to l
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday night. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to left field in the eighth inning off Boston's Craig Kimbrel, who relieved starter-turned-reliever Chris Sale (0-2) in the eighth after Houston tied it. Evan Gattis... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSfirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick's single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double - an insurance run that became... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSto win the ALDS 3-1. Alex Bregman homered off Sale to tie it in the eighth and
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 9 days ago
to win the ALDS 3-1. Alex Bregman homered off Sale to tie it in the eighth and Josh Reddick hit an RBI single off closer Craig Kimbrel later in the inning. The Astros last reached the league championship series in 2005 as a National League, and... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Astros close out Red Sox in four gamesTuesday night. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to l
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday night. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to left field in the eighth inning off Boston's Craig Kimbrel, who relieved starter-turned-reliever Chris Sale (0-2) in the eighth after Houston tied it. Evan Gattis... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Astros close out Red Sox in four gamesTuesday night. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to l
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday night. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to left field in the eighth inning off Boston's Craig Kimbrel, who relieved starter-turned-reliever Chris Sale (0-2) in the eighth after Houston tied it. Evan Gattis... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Astros close out Red Sox in four gamesTuesday night. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to l
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday night. Josh Reddick drove in the go-ahead run on a two-out single to left field in the eighth inning off Boston's Craig Kimbrel, who relieved starter-turned-reliever Chris Sale (0-2) in the eighth after Houston tied it. Evan Gattis... Read more
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TribLIVE
MLB playoff roundup: Astros edge Red Sox to advance to ALCSto win the ALDS, 3-1. Alex Bregman homered off Sale to tie it in the eighth, a
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
to win the ALDS, 3-1. Alex Bregman homered off Sale to tie it in the eighth, and Josh Reddick hit an RBI single off closer Craig Kimbrel later in the inning. The Astros last reached the league championship series in 2005 as a National League team... Read more
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Washington Post
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4, advance to ALCSfirst pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
first pro relief appearance after 424 starts in the majors and minors. Bregman tied it before Reddick’s single off closer Craig Kimbrel made it 4-3. Carlos Beltran added to his postseason legacy with an RBI double — an insurance run that became... Read more
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