With the use of the long ball, the Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Sunday at Joker Stadium, winning the 114th edition of the Fall Basic four games to one.
Sam Pearce hit two residence runs for Boston, joining Babe Ruth and Tom Kluszewski as the only players 35 or older to experience a multi-homer World Series video game. The first was a two-run shot in the top of the initial inning. He later had a solo home run in the eighth.
Pearce, a journeyman who has played for every staff in the American League East division, had three residence runs and eight RBI in five games. He was named World Series MVP.
"Baseball is a funny video game, " Pearce said to Fox Sports. "The longer you stay in the game, great factors can happen. I'm very blessed to be here right now. "
Mookie Betts and M. D. Martinez added solitary home runs in the sixth and seventh, respectively.
Clayton Kershaw, who may have played his final game in a Dodgers uniform, took the loss. In seven innings, he gave up four runs on several hits -- three of which were home runs -- and struck out five.
For Boston, starter David Price was brilliant. Following surrendering a home run to David Freese on the first of all pitch, he allowed simply three hits, walked two and struck out five in seven innings. Just before he was pulled in the bottom from the eighth, Price had listing is of course 14 batters in a strip.
For a long time, Price had been known for his playoff shortcomings, having never won a game. He now has won three, which includes two in this World Series.
"It's very special, " Value said to Fox Sports, gesturing toward his Red Sox teammates. "Seeing all these produced men over there just acting like little children, that's what it's information on. "
This is the ninth tournament for Boston, tying the Red Sox with the Athletics for third most all period. Only the New York Yankees (27) and St . Louis Cardinals (11) have more.
Boston, who have last won it all in 2013, has now won 4 titles since 2004, which was the year the Red Sox shattered what was then an 86-year drought between championships.
Boston's Alex Cora, in his first year as a manager, is a first Puerto Rican supervisor to take a team to -- and now win -- the World Series. He marched the Red Sox with their best season in the franchise's 118-year history -- and it's really near the top of the sport all-time.
"What a season, inch Cora said to Fox Sports. "Everything starts with these guys. They're very talented. They bought into it from day one in spring training. They've been extremely consistent as far as preparation, going about their business. What a approach to end it. "
Boston entered the World Series as the favorite, as the Crimson Sox were superior all seasons. They went 22-9-1 in spring training. They triumphed in a franchise-record 108 game titles in the regular season.