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onehandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 11:17 PM
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Champs again! Red Sox sweep World Series
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Edited on Sun Oct-28-07 11:22 PM by onehandle
Source: AP

DENVER - Gone are those pleading, pathetic days when the Red Sox were practically begging to win a World Series. There's a new monster in baseball, and it's in Boston. Overwhelming in every way, the Red Sox swept to their second title in four years Sunday night. Jon Lester, Mike Lowell & Co. left little room for drama with a 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies in Game 4. Then again, no NL team could have blocked Boston this October.

This was hardly a repeat from 2004, when the Red Sox ended their 86-year championship drought by beating St. Louis. Boston is a major league bully these days, playing in rarefied air before crowds who demand to win.

At this rate, New England fans might get spoiled. Manager Terry Francona's team has become a perfect counterpart to coach Bill Belichick's bruisers on the Patriots.

After rallying from a 3-1 deficit against Cleveland in the AL championship series, the Red Sox won seven straight games and won their seventh World Series crown.

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071029/ap_on_sp_ba_ga_su/b...
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