Instant classic. Thirteen innings, well over five hours. Nick Pivetta was dynamite, Christian Vazquez continues to be one of the best clutch hitters in baseball, and the Sox have a series lead:
The Red Sox are officially fun again. In less than one week, they’ve managed to shut up every critic who spent the entire second half claiming they were dead in the water after the trade deadline. Kyle Schwarber is hitting clutch postseason dingers while Anthony Rizzo watches him from the couch. It’s a beautiful thing.