Originally posted on Surviving Grady  |  Last updated 10/31/13
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My hopes for game six were pretty simple. I wanted John Lackey to pitch a gem, and I wanted to see Stephen Drew get a bit of his mojo back. Amazingly, both of those things happened. Lackey was both a bad-ass mothereffer AND the horse he rode in on, shutting down the Cardinal bats on a night when he didn’t seem to have his A game and threatening Farrell to keep him in the game even when he probably should have hit the pine. The guy’s a gamer and with a victory in the clinching game of the World series, he’s cemented his place in Boston lore. I picked the guy to win 20 games; somehow, I think even he’d agree that this is better. Meanwhile, Stephen Drew got his own jolt of redemption when he ended an amazing hit-free streak by belting a home run into the bullpen. If you didn’t find yourself jumping up and down and high-fiving everyone in sight while Drew ran the bases, you have no soul. And Al Qaeda welcomes your application form. And on top of all of that, the Red Sox won the World ...
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