The Boston Red Sox were happy to return home to Beantown, and it showed in a thorough rout of the Cleveland Indians in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series that evened the ALCS at three games apiece and set up a rubber match for Sunday. You can relive the highlights of Boston's 12-2 Game 6 triumph right now while listening to Elton John's "Honky Cat."
The World Series is now officially on the line Sunday, and Boston will start righty Daisuke Matsuzaka in hopes of getting a big reward for the $100 million-plus they invested in the Japanese superstar last winter. Meanwhile, the Indians will counter with right-handed ground-ball machine Jake Westbrook, who flummoxed the Red Sox in Game 3 in Cleveland.
The Red Sox are in full-on comeback mode, having won two in a row after facing elimination twice when the Tribe took a 3-1 lead in the series. Visions of 2004 are dancing in the minds of the Fenway faithful, who watched the 2004 Red Sox beat the Yankees in the ALCS after falling behind, 3-0. Regardless of what happens, the old yard near Kenmore Square will be rocking like never before with a pennant on the line in Game 7.
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