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Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers celebrates his two-run home run against the Houston Astros as he runs the bases during the third inning in Game 3 of the ALDS on Sunday Oct. 8 2017 in Boston

Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers celebrates his two-run home run against the Houston Astros as he runs the bases during the third inning in Game 3 of the ALDS on Sunday Oct. 8 2017 in Boston

His 4 2/3 innings pitched were the fifth-most by a Red Sox reliever in a playoff game and the most since Pedro Martinez went six innings in Game 5 of the 1999 ALDS. This season, the Red Sox won 93 games, the American League East title, and one postseason game. "That's kind of the whole energy that he's brought since we brought him over here".

Houston closer Ken Giles though was able to retire the next three batters, finishing off Boston's season by getting Dustin Pedroia to ground out.

I won't go so far as to say the Red Sox weren't "likable" in 2017. Farrell said he's "confident" he's the right man to manage the club.

Justin Verlander outpitched Chris Sale in a relief role reversal of aces. Springer hit.412 against the Red Sox. But it's likely not nearly enough to overcome the softness that has permeated Fenway Park. Then Reddick took three balls and fouled off four pitches before perfectly placing a 99 mph Kimbrel fastball in left field for a 4-3 lead.

The Red Sox entered the bottom of the ninth inning down 5-3. Add one quality bat, and this is a really good team in 2018.

The Astros certainly went out and earned the comeback win, but for the Red Sox, blowing a lead at home to tie the game may haunt them for a while.

"The city of Houston is still rebuilding, " Hinch said. "We want to win for them, we want to win for us, we want to win because we showed up in spring training to try to win a World Series".

"I haven't been a part of anything like (this) in my career, and I've been a part of some pretty special teams", said Reddick, again wearing his celebratory American flag Speedo. He has made two superb hires - which is probably about par for that course - and both times it was Jim Leyland. "This is what we work all offseason for".

Erasing the pain of 2015 and pushing these Astros - still electric and thrilling but tougher and wiser - all the way to the ALCS. We know what he looks like at his best.

Bregman rounded the bases triumphantly, high-fived and hugged his way through his teammates in the dugout, then located the television camera and roared.

Mookie Betts, who also just turned 25 and was one of the most valuable players in the league despite hitting just.264, saw his home run total decline from 31 to 24.

Four Los Angeles relievers combined to preserve a three-hitter.

Gattis was pinch run for by Cameron Maybin, who eventually came around to score on a single from Josh Reddick. As for the Astros, Houston will await the winner of the Indians-Yankees series.

Last year's playoff exit really hurt.

The Red Sox are built to be. well, at least in the mix.

In the third, Benintendi had a hard-hit single to right.

They get one more chance to close out the New York Yankees. He's been sidelined since leaving Game 2 with a sprained right ankle last Friday.

The only manager other than Terry Francona to win a World Series in Boston since 1918 does not deserve to be fired. He never came off the bench. Bogaerts fnished 1-for-17. "We wanted to redeem ourselves", McCullers said as beer and champagne sprayed around him and the Astros rampaged inside Fenway's cramped visitors' clubhouse.

This was where the 2017 Astros would make their stand and shut down Boston's season. Cleveland signed him to a $60 million, three-year contract after he spent seven-plus seasons with Toronto. But is that what ownership wants? We dealt with a lot and our fight continued every single day. He scored on Carlos Santana's two-run homer.

Gattis, who is not a speedy runner, was placed at first base. "Take a little time off, get back to the drawing board and make another run at it next year". "I know it's not ideal". There's going to be a lot of people here.

Lonnie Chisenhall played left field after Austin Jackson started there in Game 3.

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