BOSTON -- The Red Sox announced after Thursday's 11-0 loss to the Angels that Scott Atchison -- who'd been recalled from Pawtucket earlier in the day and pitched 3 23 innings -- has been sent back to the minors and is being replaced on the roster by Alfredo Aceves.
Aceves was scratched from his scheduled start Thursday night for the PawSox and will be in the Boston bullpen Friday night.
Lou Merloni tells you why he’s rooting for the Indians to win the World Series and not the Cubs.
LOS ANGELES - Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings, Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer and the Chicago Cubs moved one win from their first World Series trip in 71 years by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Thursday.
The Cubs grabbed a 3-2 lead in the NL Championship Series and will have two chances to wrap up that elusive pennant back home at Wrigley Field.
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