David Price gets the stigma of postseason suckiness off of him.
Nathan Eovaldi has become a new Iron Man hero for the ages.
Steve Pearce goes from journeyman to MVP.
Alex Cora, a rookie manager, wins it all.
Congrats to the 2018 Boston Red Sox for sweeping the leg. They were the team to beat from day one, and it wasn’t because they spent so much money. There are other teams who spent ridiculous amounts of cash to create a super group, including the Los Angeles Dodgers. It was because of smart managing and a mix of stars and everyday Joes who made all the difference.
While guys like Price, Chris Sale, J.D. Martinez, and your eventual AL MVP Mookie Betts all played important roles in this victory, it was guys like Eovaldi, Pearce, and Joe Kelly who did yeoman’s work. They were the real heroes of this series.
Tomorrow, I will break down what went wrong with the Dodgers, but tonight belongs to Boston. Extra special congrats to one of my favorite baseball players of all time, Craig Kimbrel, for getting that hardware. You deserve it, killer.