This just in: If the Red Sox win, they're planning to shoot off some fireworks.
Go up 3-2 as Ortiz proves unstoppable. And no bizarre ending to the game.
Michael Dyer notes:
It has been 34,745 days since the Sox clinched a WS at home. TV didn't exist then. WW1 was still going on. Wednesday can't come soon enough
Game 3 ended with that controversial obstruction call against Will Middlebrooks.
Game 4 ended with that unusual pick off of Kolten Wong at first base.
So, naturally, the question is: What bizarre way will game 5 tonight end? What do you think? Overnight, it became a hot topic in Twitter. Some of the answers there:
And if itâ€™s not winning, itâ€™s drama. Aaron Hernandez. EVERYTHING TO DO WITH THE RED SOX. Spygate. Beergate. Gronkâ€™s existence. Doc Rivers and Bill Simmons. You name it, it probably happened in or involves someone from Boston.
Oh, er, well, so the Cardinals can play this game.
Only Charlie won't use it, at least not until after the World Series, when maybe he and his pal Officer Horgan will shave the beards off for charity.
MLB.com updates its report.
8-1, that didn't even look very hard, which says something about Lester's pitching.
The MBTA has replaced the applique of Chicken and Beer Guy with Jon Lester at Kenmore station just in time for tonight's game - and a day after somebody complained about the old homage.
H/t Susannah Telsey.
No, don't worry, ceiling tiles aren't falling on people and the tracks aren't broken or anything. But Paul McNamara says it's really past time to paint over the Josh Beckett memorial.
Just in case there were any doubt, Django Bliss shows us for whom Mrs. Mallard is rooting in the World Series.