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(5TYNTK) Monday, October 29, 2018

1. The Red Sox finished an historic season with a 5-1 win over the Dodgers to claim the World Series title. Pitcher David Price gave up only one run in seven innings, and pitched 1-2-3 innings in the fourth, fifth, six, and seventh. Steve Pearce, who had two runs last night, earned the World Series MVP title. (NewsCenterMaine)

2. The Duck Boat parade for the world champion Boston Red Sox will occur this week, but team president Sam Kennedy said he isn’t sure what day. Red Sox President Sam Kennedy said he was “hearing” the parade would be Wednesday, but the team is waiting for the official call from Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. (WMTW)

3. Red Sox fans eager to get their 2018 champions gear can do so Monday morning at Dick’s Sporting Goods in South Portland. Normally, Dick’s Sporting Goods opens at 9 a.m. but they had to make a special exception for Monday morning and opened at 7 a.m. (WGME)

4. The Boston Red Sox celebrated their ninth World Series championship with champagne and an appropriate tune: Queen’s “We Are the Champions.” Then they switched to two songs the team has claimed this postseason. Eduardo Rodriguez lofted a speaker onto his shoulder in the Dodger Stadium visitor’s clubhouse, belting out “New York, New York” by Frank Sinatra along with his teammates. As Cora and the team doused each other in champagne, 2Pac’s “California Love” provided the soundtrack. (Boston.com)

5. Several mementos from the 2018 World Series are set to be preserved in Cooperstown. The list includes the following items: Manager Alex Cora’s Hoodie; MVP Steve Pearce’s Game 4 bat; David Price’s Game 5 Jersey; Joe Kelly’s glasess; Game 3 home plate umpire Ted Barrett’s ball/strike clicker – The epic 18-inning battle featured 561 total pitches. (Boston.com)

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