Roche: Red Sox-Cardinals Thoughts As We Prepare For World Series

October 21, 2013 2:39 PM
Roche: Red Sox-Cardinals Thoughts As We Prepare For World Series
BOSTON (CBS) – Here are a few random Red Sox thoughts after Boston wrapped up the ALCS in six games, and are now moving on to the Fall Classic for the first time since 2007:

" – Our crack sports producer Joe Giza at WBZ-TV pointed out that winner of this World Series will be the first MLB franchise to claim three titles in the 21st century.

– How many times have we heard from High School ball up to look for a fastball first and then adjust to the breaking stuff when it comes in. Well, that’s exactly what Shane Victorino did Saturday night when he lifted his game-winning grand slam into the Monster.

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– The Tigers’ rotation was as good as advertised, and how can you not love the competitive fire in Mac Scherzer?

– I feel good for Jake Peavy, who gets a chance to pitch again. It was something he badly wanted to do after his Game 4 struggles in Detroit and that would have been a tough way to go into the off-season "

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