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Boston Red Sox, New MLB Champions.

"Big Papi" World Series 2013 MVP. Photo: EFE
Published: 2 Nov 2013

It took nearly 100 years , since the days of Babe Ruth baseball - legend , but again Fenway Park again the scenario in which the Red Sox won the Fall Classic , before their fans - the last time was 1918.

   The Boston Red Sox were imposed in the World Series of Major League Baseball in the United States against the St. Louis Cardinals by 6 runs to 1.

   In the sixth game of the series, the bearded Boston became the third championship in the last ten tournaments.

   It is the first time in 95 years that are titled champions on home soil, the legendary Fenway the capital of Massachusetts, in the northeastern U.S., which failed to since 1918.

   David Ortiz, known as "Big Papi", was the star of the series and one of the driving of the triumph of the Red Sox.

   In the final encounter , Boston had the pitching stability with John Lackey , and the offensive contribution produced by Shane Victorino (total of 4) , the man with a grand slam in the Championship Series League American led his team to the World Series .

   In the lower split of the third inning , Victorino hit the key homer , leading to the cash register to Jacoby Ellsbury, David Ortiz and Jonny Gomes . The three runs scored the final course of the game.

   Mike Napoli and Stephen Drew ( with a homer in the fourth inning ) also drove in runs . The Cardinals deducted in the seventh inning with a hit by Carlos Beltran was home to Daniel Descalso .

   It took nearly 100 years , since the days of Babe Ruth baseball - legend , but again Fenway Park again the scenario in which the Red Sox won the Fall Classic , before their fans - the last time was 1918.

   At that time his field was known as Yawkey Way, and he beat the Cubs 2-1 in the sixth game to win the World Series.

   This time it fell to Ruth up to the mound in the eighth inning , and helped to win the glory Sox sport .

   In the six games of the 2013 series against the Cardinals , the Red Sox had the offensive talent leadership and David Ortiz , who batted in the decisive moments . For that reason took the title of MVP of the series.

   Boston 's title is given after last season had a bad performance , which was at last in the majors.

   The “Big Beards” got the title for Boston. Now the changes that could take place in the next weeks can determine what is gonna be the future of this team for the next seasons. 

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