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    Walk sets up Scherzer's exit, Tigers' unraveling

    Max Scherzer and Alex Avila thought they had strike three on Red Sox rookie Xander Bogaerts in the seventh inning. Instead, Bogaerts walked, ending Scherzer's night and helping to extend Boston's game-winning rally. More >

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    Tigers begin to evaluate how best to achieve goal

    Starting next week, the Tigers, who fell short of a second straight trip to the World Series, have some decisions to make on how much they can keep together, and how much they need or want to change. More >

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    From Marathon to World Series, Red Sox show heart

    In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, the Red Sox saw their efforts to help people cope and restore a sense of normalcy bring them closer together as people and as a team. They'll surely never completely understand, but players frequently mention the bombing as a defining moment for a team now heading to the World Series. More >

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    Victorino's heroics apropos to Sox's turnaround

    The signing of Shane Victorino, a talented and scrappy veteran with a work ethic larger than his star power, epitomized the Red Sox's offseason reshaping, so it was only appropriate that he hit the grand slam that propelled the club to an improbable World Series berth one year after finishing in the AL East cellar. More >

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    Bogaerts quickly rewarding Red Sox's commitment

    Drawing two walks on Saturday for the second time during the Red Sox's playoff run, Xander Bogaerts, who turned 21 on the first day of October, became the youngest person to do so twice in a single postseason. It was just his 14th Major League start. More >

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    Red Sox praise Cards, expect tightly contested Series

    The two teams that will face off in the World Series, which begins Wednesday night at Fenway Park mirror each other in certain ways. If there is a city that has the same level of passion for baseball as Boston, it is St. Louis. And both organizations have provided joy to their fan bases in recent years. More >

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    'Flyin' Hawaiian' flies around bases after historic slam

    He watched it fly while he jogged out of the batter's box. He began jumping up and down before he reached the bag. He had barely rounded first when it flew over the top of the Green Monster, a comfortable couple of rows in. And that's when Shane Victorino began to let it all out. More >

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    Red Sox bullpen finishes off dominant ALCS

    This American League Championship Series was billed as a showdown that would be highlighted by starting pitching, and it delivered on that promise. But the Red Sox bullpen had no intention of being left out of the fun. More >

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    Did you know? ALCS Game 6: BOS 5, DET 2

    A look at some notable facts and figures from the Boston Red Sox's 5-2 win over the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on Saturday. More >

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    After 'tough' series, Tigers give Red Sox their due

    There were ALCS games the Tigers should have won, pitcher Max Scherzer said. But he and his Detroit teammates preferred to give credit to the Red Sox after a 5-2 loss in Game 6 on Saturday night. More >

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    Tigers relievers unable to follow starters' lead

    The Tigers seemed to match up perfectly with the Red Sox in so many areas, but ultimately, this 2013 American League Championship Series was defined by the bullpen -- and that's the one area where Detroit came up short. More >

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    Unflappable Koji nets ALCS MVP honors

    Red Sox closer Koji Uehara was named the American League Championship Series Most Valuable Player after picking up his third save of the series and punching Boston's ticket to the World Series in Game 6 on Saturday night. More >

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    Tigers' AL reign, season end with Game 6 loss

    The Tigers tried to force a Game 7 in the American League Championship Series, but Shane Victorino's grand slam off Jose Veras in the seventh inning, following an error by shortstop Jose Iglesias, turned the momentum in Boston's 5-2 series-clinching victory Saturday night at Fenway Park. More >

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    Fielder not going to dwell on playoff struggles

    With the Tigers poised to break Saturday's Game 6 open in the sixth inning, Prince Fielder got caught in a rally-killing double play, the latest miscue in the slugger's subpar playoff performance. But he's not going to look back on falling short of the World Series. More >

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    Tigers starters set postseason series strikeout mark

    Right-hander Max Scherzer recorded Detroit's 52nd strikeout by a starting pitcher in the American League Championship Series on Saturday night to set a new postseason series record. More >

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    Pedroia nearly has Fisk moment, but drive ruled foul

    The replay review confirmed what the Fenway crowd had feared: Dustin Pedroia's Carlton Fisk moment wasn't to be. In the third inning of Game 6 in the ALCS, Pedroia smashed a towering shot to left, well over the Green Monster. If it was a homer, it would've scored three off Tigers starter Max Scherzer, who winced at the ball's flight path. More >

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    To the Victor go the spoils: Sox back in Fall Classic

    With the Red Sox trailing by a run in the seventh inning of Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, Shane Victorino etched his name in Boston postseason lore, delivering a clutch grand slam over the Green Monster to send the Sox to the World Series with a 5-2 win over the Tigers on Saturday night at Fenway. More >

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    The Dropkick Murphys open Game 6 with fervor

    The Dropkick Murphys, a local rock band known for two prominent songs in Red Sox lore, performed the national anthem and "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" for a raucous Fenway Park crowd prior to Saturday night's American League Championship Series Game 6 matchup between Boston and Detroit. More >

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    Gomes settling in as primary left fielder in playoffs

    For a while, Jonny Gomes and Daniel Nava had been rotating in left field during the postseason. At this point, the position seems to be swinging in favor of the right-handed-hitting Gomes, who again got the nod in Game 6 against Tigers ace Max Scherzer. More >

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    Peavy ready, waiting in bullpen if needed

    After being handed an early knockout in a Game 4 loss, Jake Peavy will be ready to help the Red Sox out of the bullpen for the rest of the American League Championship Series. More >