Sean McAdam's three takeaways after the Giants' walk-off win set up a World Series meeting with the Royals.
According to Joe Stiglich of CSN Bay Area, Chili Davis chose the Red Sox over the Yankees and received a three-year deal to become the Sox' new hitting coach.
2yLost in the gloom of the Red Sox' 4-1 defeat were three nearly spotless innings from newly recalled reliever Clayton Mortensen.
2yMiddlebrooks went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk, and a stolen base in his major league debut.
2yThe starter was confused about his outing against the Oakland A's Wednesday night.
2yAdrian Gonzalez missed several opportunities Wednesday night and extended his hitless streak to 17 at-bats.
2yThe Red Sox failed to collect a hit in 12 at-bats with runners in scoring position.
2yMark Prior, 31, has been hampered by injuries since 2006, but Ben Cherington liked what he saw during spring training.
2yAaron Cook will join the club and take Josh Beckett's start in the rotation, giving the starter some needed rest.