• Cora embarrassed by postseason ejection: 'I got a job to do'

    9 days ago - By TheScore

    In his first career game in the American League Championship Series as skipper, Alex Cora earned his first postseason ejection , and the manager seemed to show some regret following the 7-2 loss. "It's kind of embarrassing that it happens in the playoffs," Cora said postgame, according to Christopher Smith of MassLive. "That wasn't cool, watching the game in the clubhouse. I got a job to do and manage the team in the dugout." Cora was ejected immediately following the fifth inning for arguing balls and strikes with home plate umpire James Hoye. Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi...
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  • Cora breaks character, gets tossed in Game 1

    9 days ago - By MLB News

    Red Sox manager Alex Cora was ejected from his club's 7-2 loss to the Astros in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday night, ostensibly for commenting on a called third strike to Andrew Benintendi that ended the fifth inning.
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  • Red Sox manager Alex Cora ejected from ALCS Game 1 after disputed strike call

    9 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Alex Cora added another first to his managerial résumé. The Boston Red Sox skipper was ejected by home plate umpire James Hoye after a disputed strike three call that ended a Red Sox rally in their 7-2, ALCS Game 1 loss to the Houston Astros. Alex Cora got ejected in Game 1 of the ALCS.
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  • George Springer Is Already Building All-Time MLB Postseason Hero Resume

    9 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    George Springer didn't singlehandedly deliver the Houston Astros a win in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, but he did drive in as many runs on his own as the Boston Red Sox managed all night...
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  • Alex Cora Reacts To Ejection After Red Sox's Game 1 Loss To Astros

    9 days ago - By NESN

    Alex Cora wasn't long for Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday night.
    The Red Sox manager was tossed after the fifth inning of Boston's 7-2 loss to the Houston Astros at Fenway Park. Cora got into a shouting match with James Hoye after the home-plate umpire rung up Andrew Benintendi on a questionable strike-three call with two outs and the bases loaded.
    After the game, Cora admitted the ejection was a bit embarrassing but also noted that sometimes you have to do what you have to do in order to protect your players. For more from Cora, check out the video above from...
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  • Sale labors as Sox drop Game 1 to Astros

    9 days ago - By MLB News

    Chris Sale desperately wanted a second crack at the Astros, one year after they spoiled his postseason debut. Granted that opportunity against the defending World Series champions, the Red Sox ace didn't last long in the opening game of the American League Championship Series.
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  • Red Sox in 1-0 hole because of too many unforced errors

    Red Sox in 1-0 hole because of too many unforced errors

    9 days ago - By New York Post

    BOSTON - The veteran Boston sportswriter Mike Shalin, the official scorer for American League Championship Series Game 1 on Saturday night, punctuated the top of the sixth inning with a declaration that conveniently encapsulated the entire contest: “That run is unearned.” With two teams this good, this evenly matched at the outset, unforced errors just...
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  • Sale, Cora make early exits for Red Sox in ALCS Game 1

    Sale, Cora make early exits for Red Sox in ALCS Game 1

    9 days ago - By Fox Sports

    Red Sox ace Chris Sale, manager Alex Cora make early exits in Game 1 of ALCS
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  • Red Sox Wrap: Boston Drops ALCS Game 1 With Ugly 7-2 Loss To Astros

    9 days ago - By NESN

    Game 1 of the American League Championship Series didn't live up to the hype, but the Houston Astros probably couldn't care less.
    In a game that featured seven combined hits between the two ball clubs, the Boston Red Sox fell to the reigning World Series champions in a lousy 7-2 loss at Fenway Park.
    Chris Sale didn't have his best stuff Saturday night. The left-hander only logged four innings in which he allowed two runs on one hit with an uncharacteristic four walks.
    With the loss, the Red Sox fall in an 0-1 hole in the ALCS.
    Here's how it all went down:
    GAME IN A WORD
    Frustrating.
    The...
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  • Behind crafty JV, Astros break free late for G1 W

    9 days ago - By MLB News

    Justin Verlander escaped a fifth-inning mess, then breezed through the bottom of the sixth after the Astros took a lead en route to a 7-2 win over the Red Sox on Saturday night in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park.
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  • Red Sox's Cora tossed for arguing with plate ump

    9 days ago - By ESPN

    Red Sox manager Alex Cora was ejected from Saturday's ALCS Game 1 after arguing a called third strike that ended the fifth inning with plate umpire James Hoye.
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  • Red Sox manager Alex Cora ejected from Game 1 of ALCS

    9 days ago - By Startribune


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  • Red Sox skipper Cora ejected during Game 1 of ALCS

    9 days ago - By TheScore

    Following a controversial third-strike call on Andrew Benintendi that stranded the bases loaded after the fifth inning in Game 1 of the ALCS, Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was ejected for arguing from the dugout and then storming the field. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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  • Cora tossed from Game 1 for arguing strike call

    9 days ago - By MLB News

    Red Sox manager Alex Cora was ejected by home-plate umpire James Hoye from Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday, ostensibly for commenting on a called third strike to Andrew Benintendi that ended the home half of the fifth inning.
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