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Red Sox win Series in six games
For the first time in 95 years, the Boston Red Sox fans got it: a World Series title clinched at Fenway Park. The win, sealed with a 6-1 victory Wednesday night, adds a third trophy to their post-curse case -- enough to bring up the "D" word. And we don't mean "David Ortiz," whose walk-filled Game 6 added to his MVP performance (.688/.760/1.188, seven runs, six RBIs, two homers). Is Papi the best postseason hitter ever? Is Boston MLB's best franchise?
John Farrell vs. Mike Matheny
Neither John Farrell nor Mike Matheny have a whole lot of experience as managers, and it's shown at times in the World Series. Farrell and Matheny have made both great calls and somewhat questionable ones in the first five games of one of the more exciting World Series in recent memory. Which manager has been doing the better job with the tools he's been given?
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Gomes, Sox square World Series
There's no obstructing this fact: The 2013 World Series isn't about to disappear. That's because the Boston Red Sox -- who suffered a bizarre fate at the end of Game 3 -- rebounded with a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night, powered by Jonny Gomes' three-run homer in the sixth inning. The Series now is tied. Will it go the distance?
Cards knot Series; who wins it?
Those expecting a sweep after the Boston Red Sox's resounding Game 1 win can forget that idea. Thanks to a three-run seventh inning, the St. Louis Cardinals pulled even in the World Series on Thursday night with a 4-2 decision. Now the series heads to the Midwest. How will it play out?