Boston 6 - Cleveland 4
Recap: Corey Kluber short-circuited by four Red Sox home runs; Indians lose rubber match - Let's Go Tribe - Corey Kluber gave up 6 early runs, all coming via the home run.
Corey Kluber allows four Fenway Park home runs | indians.com - The Red Sox launched four home runs off the Indians ace, marking the most he had yielded in a start, but Kluber felt he was, at least in part, a victim of Fenway Park's peculiar dimensions.
David Ortiz hits one of Red Sox's four homers | MLB.com - Facing reigning American League Cy Young winner Corey Kluber, a red-hot Red Sox offense battered the Indians' ace early on Wednesday night, swatting four home runs and holding on for a 6-4 rubber-game victory at Fenway Park.
Boston Red Sox unleash early thunder on Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians in 6-4 victory | cleveland.com - Indians right-hander Corey Kluber allowed a career-high four homers in a 6-4 loss to Boston at Fenway Park.
'Pop-up' homers at Fenway Park beat Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians | cleveland.com - Corey Kluber allows four homers in 6-4 loss to Boston at Fenway Park, but calls two of the homers that accounted for four runs "pop ups."
Other Tribe-Related News
Terry Francona has faith in Jose Ramirez | indians.com - Francona still believes the Tribe's former starting shortstop has the ability to be an everyday player in the Major Leagues, even if that window of opportunity seems to be closing on him in Cleveland.
Around the Horn
Dodgers Acquire Chase Utley After Loss to A’s - The New York Times - Los Angeles traded for Utley, a six-time All-Star second baseman with the Phillies, reuniting him with shortstop Jimmy Rollins.
Red Sox Hire Dave Dombrowski, Signal Change in Philosophy | FanGraphs Baseball - Given that the Red Sox have been among the most aggressive teams in terms of implementing analytics and using data to drive their decision making, this looks like a pretty monumental shift in organizational philosophy.
What led to downfall of Red Sox GM? | FOX Sports - The Boston Red Sox announced Tuesday that they were bringing in recently fired former Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski. As a result, current GM Ben Cherington left the organization. Let's take a look at what led the Red Sox to make this front office move.
Dombrowski is a smart hire, but there are red flags. - The hiring of Dave Dombrowski is a smart move for Boston, but it still shows how tumultuous the franchise's front office has been in recent years, and highlights the stability of teams such as the Cardinals, Giants and Yankees.
Byron Buxton time in Minnesota, as Twins lose Aaron Hicks to hamstring injury | HardballTalk - Buxton is hitting .400 at Triple-A.
Active players with chances at Hall of Fame | NBC SportsWorld - Which active players have the best shot at reaching the Hall of Fame? Joe Posnanski takes a look.