Confident Lackey Ready To Try To Close Out World Series For Red Sox

October 30, 2013 6:53 PM
Confident Lackey Ready To Try To Close Out World Series For Red Sox
" BOSTON (CBS) – One win away from their third World Series title in the last nine years, the Boston Red Sox turn to John Lackey to close things out against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Once viewed as one of the ringleaders of the “Beer And Chicken” group of 2011, the 35-year-old has made an astounding comeback, both to the mound and in the eyes of the Fenway faithful. After missing all of 2012 after undergoing Tommy John surgery, Lackey impressed his critics on the mound with his 3.52 regular season ERA and off of it with an attitude focused on winning and proving his doubters wrong.

Now his team sits one victory away from baseball’s promised land, and a chance to clinch the first World Series at Fenway Park since 1918.

“It would be awesome,” Lackey said Tuesday afternoon at Fenway. “As far as personally, I’m just thinking about executing pitches and trying to win a game. ¬†Hopefully we get to that point.”

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Lackey has given his team an opportunity to win each time he’s taken the mound this postseason "

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