The Boston Red Sox played some inspired baseball this weekend against the Seattle Mariners.
Inspired, perhaps, by the President of the United States?
That's what the President of the United States seems to think. Following Boston's sweep of the Mariners, Donald Trump drew a correlation between the Red Sox's visit to the White House on Thursday and their current torrid pace.
Has anyone noticed that all the Boston @RedSox have done is WIN since coming to the White House! Others also have done very well. The White House visit is becoming the opposite of being on the cover of Sports Illustrated! By the way, the Boston players were GREAT guys!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 13, 2019
It's true the Red Sox haven't lost since their squad -- minus Alex Cora, Mookie Betts, David Price, Xander Bogaerts and several others -- shook Trump's hand on the South Lawn.
It's also true they've played just three games since Thursday and been scorching hot well before visiting Washington D.C., going 8-2 in their previous 10 games before Thursday.
But if Trump wants to take credit for the turnaround of the 2019 Red Sox, so be it. He'll just give fans an easy scapegoat if things go south again.
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