When Chris Sale wasn't going to be ready to start Game 5 of the ALCS last week against Houston, David Price took the ball. And delivered.
Now, after coming away with a win at Fenway Park on Tuesday night to take Game 1 of the World Series, Red Sox Nation turns its hopes to Price in Game 2. And Sale couldn't be happier.
"It’s gonna be fun," Sale told reporters. "Especially after his last outing, pushing us into the World Series, he stepped up big for us. Shoot, he stepped up big for me. He took my spot, and got us here, so we’re expecting more of the same of that outta him."
Sale wasn't credited with the win since he only went four innings, but he struck out seven and scattered five hits, allowing three earned runs.
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