“The whole night, we made it hard on ourselves to win,” manager Terry Francona said.
After preventing a three-game sweep with a 1-0 win Sunday night, the wild-card Yankees will start CC Sabathia against his original team in Game 5 on Wednesday. Indians ace Corey Kluber gets the ball in a rematch from Game 2, when he was hit hard by New York.
“It’s hard to imagine giving it to somebody better,” Francona said. “We’re looking forward to it.”
The winner faces Houston in the AL Championship Series after the Astros finished off Boston in four games Monday to win their ALDS.
Nobody expects you to pick up the phone and survey every member of a team’s fan base in order to figure out which players they’re suddenly sour on, or who has played their way into darling status. But a quick shorthand can indeed be taking a look at jersey sales from the past week, , as reported by Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Certain sudden surges in sales are ones that are expected. For example, Mitchell Trubisky moves into the top five in sales among offensive players this week, which makes a ton of sense since he made his NFL debut — taking over the helm of the Bears offense from Mike Glennon — on Monday night, at home, in Chicago.
“I think [Farrell] has done a great job,” Dombrowski said before Cheap Vintage Jerseys the Cheap UK Basketball Jerseys playoffs began. “He’s a tough guy. He’s a smart baseball man.”
In time, the Red Sox will decide if Farrell is still the right man to lead them onto the field.