The starters remain Cleveland right-hander Josh Tomlin going against Boston right-hander Clay Buchholz.
The best-of-five series shifts to Los Angeles for Game 3 on Monday afternoon, with Game 4 there on Tuesday, creating an unusual three-consecutive-days setup in the playoffs, thanks to the loss of a travel day.
“I hate to see a rainout today”, said Davis, who has coached David Ortiz and Co. since the start of the 2015 season. “Bottom line, for us, all of our guys get to hang out for a day with their family and another day to relax and watch some football”. We’re trying to be something we’re not. “I remember seeing it go out and I knew it was a home run, so I slowed down pretty quickly”. I like hearing that.
For a team that has tilted the series in their favor as much as the Indians have, a two-day layoff on the road is about as damaging a roadblock that they could have encountered.
The Boston Red Sox playoff series against the Cleveland Indians will resume Monday evening at Fenway Park after Sunday’s Game Three was rained out.
“We’ll be good to go”, Ziegler said.
“When he hit it, there was a bunch of people in the dugout who were, like, cussing, because we didn’t think he could get it out”. I’m not looking for that tomorrow.
The point, however, is not to fact check Farrell’s presser fabulism, but to understand it.
Before we bring up the fact that the other team gets paid too, just not almost as much.
Red Sox: Buchholz has had interesting season. This strategy was clearly built on the knowledge that 2014 Cy Young Award victor Corey Kluber would start Game 2 and the belief that his ace would be able to pitch deep.
Cleveland’s fans derisively cheered Price’s exit in the fourth inning as the Indians roughed up the left-hander and beat the Boston Red Sox 6-0 on Friday to take a 2-0 AL Division Series lead. They’ll now possibly have to play three straight games, with Corey Kluber, their ace, only starting one of them. If the apprentice can not best the master in this game, the Red Sox’ season will be over.
“I learned something previous year … you got to win three games”, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said.
Perez started the salvo with just his second homer in 82 at-bats at home this season. “The reason why David Price signed to come to Boston is to pitch in the postseason”, he said. “I’ve benefited from it tonight and in the past”. “I think he answered that question”. The biggest advantage for the Red Sox is between the two starters, however. Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr. were each 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.
The Indians have spent so much time overcoming obstacles this year, they haven’t had time to bone up on the franchise’s historical baggage. “So I didn’t have any concerns about it”. They know what they can do. No talking. Just a lot of listening. “They’re doing what they can to get guys ready no matter what the situation”.
After a few more “We have to play better”, he was informed that he appeared angry.
Pedroia warned against counting out the Red Sox, who looked more like the Dead Sox.
The only team ever to come back from an 0-2 deficit in a best-of-five series while winning the last three games on the road was the 2012 Giants, who turned the trick against the Reds in Cincinnati, then went on to win their second of three World Series.
“On those three home runs, you can spin it any way you’d like to”, Porcello said.