Shane Victorino's seventh-inning grand slam propelled Boston to a 5-2 victory Saturday night, clinching the AL championship series and setting up a World Series rematch with St. Louis.
The Red Sox have now won three of four to take a lead in the series and are one win away from returning to the World Series for the first time since 2007
The Nationals expected big things when they signed Dan Haren last winter, but the veteran right-hander's first (and likely only) season in D.C. was a disaster.
Rookie Michael Wacha outpitched former Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw in the Cardinals' blowout of the Dodgers in Game 6 of the NLCS on Friday night. St. Louis is now headed to the World Series.