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World Series Game 2 Recap “The Price Was Right”

Christian Corey, Sports Writer

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Game 2 of the World Series between the Los Angele Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox was again played at Fenway Park. 

 Game Two’s Starters

Game two’s Starters were Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Los Angeles Dodgers and David price for the Boston Red Sox.  Ryu pitched 4.2 innings for the Dodgers and gave up 6 runs on 4 hits to Boston, in his game 2 outing.   

Boston’s number two starter David Price was making his 2018 World Series Debut.  David Price was also making his second career World Series start.  His first “Fall Classic” start was back in 2008 when he pitched for the Tampa Bay Rays.  In game 2 of this World  Series David Price would pitch 6.0 innings, and only allow 2 runs on 3 hits to Los Angeles.  

 Scoring

In this game the Red Sox would be the ones that got the scoring started.  Boston would Get on the board first by an RBI single into left field, that came from their second baseman Ian Kisler.  That RBI single would score Xander Bogaerts from second base and would make the game 1-0 Sox.  That RBI single would also be Kinsler’s first hit if the 2018 World Series. 

Two innings later it would be L. A’s turn to get on the board.  The Dodgers designated hitter Matt Kemp would again get the first RBI of the contest for the Dodgers.  Matt Kemp would hit a sacrifice fly into center, with no outs and the bases loaded.  David Freese who was on third, would come into score tying the game up at one.  Also, in that inning the Dodgers number 8 hitter and right fielder Yasiel Puig would step up to the plate and muscle a soft RBI blooper over the second baseman’s head.  Manny Machado would score on the play from second, giving the Dodgers the lead 2-1. 

However, Boston would get some help with their next scoring opportunity.  In the bottom of the 5th with the bases loaded the Dodgers reliver Ryan Madson walked Steve Pearce, and Christian Vazquez came in to score tying the at 2.  Later in that inning Boston’s MVP candidate J.D. Martinez stepped up to the plate with the bases loaded and 2 outs for Boston.  J.D would single on a line drive to left field which scored Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi, giving Boston the lead one again 4-2. 

 Game 2 wrap-up

That Score would remain that way until the bottom of the 9th, when Boston’s closer Craig Kimbrel would come into the game and would earn his second save of the series by getting Matt Kemp to ground out to shortstop for the final out of the game.  Also, Kimbrel would get Boston’s second win of the series and put the Red Sox up two games to none heading into L.A.  

The Series will move to L.A. on Friday night and games 3, 4 and (5 if necessary) will be played at Dodger Stadium.  All game will be available on FOX.

Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images & by station.com        

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2 Responses to “World Series Game 2 Recap “The Price Was Right””

  1. Karen Corey on October 27th, 2018 9:11 am

    Love the titles of your stories, “The Price is Right”, very creative! Awesome, informative article Christian! Your writing style shows your knowledge and love of all things baseball. Keep up the good work!

  2. douglas voytel on October 27th, 2018 9:22 am

    like the article good play by play informative nice job

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