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The ALDS between the Yankees and Red Sox was not a good series for umpire Angel Hernandez.

Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees' ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating NY with a 4-3 victory Tuesday night that set up a postseason rematch with the World Series champion Houston Astros. He's regarded as one of the worst umpires in all of baseball, and for the most part, he lived up to that reputation throughout the series.

The game's winning pitcher didn't quite back Sabathia up there.

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora said Wednesday that ace Chris Sale will start Game 1 and David Price will start Game 2 of the American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros, which starts Saturday.

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Former Saints receiver Devery Henderson, who caught the pass on which Brees broke Unitas' mark, attended Monday night's game. As great as that moment was, the way in which it happened was embarrassing for the Redskins, as it was just bad defense.

I'm sure just about every pitcher uses some kind of substance to help them grip the baseball, which is a good thing since, you know, they are throwing over 95 miles per hour and it'd be a good thing if they have control of it.

"Throw the ball over the plate C.C". There were a few questionable calls, but generally, he was consistent with his zone.

Kimbrel, who finished with 42 saves during the regular season, went on to struggle in the bottom of the ninth, allowing two runs on one hit and two walks before closing the door on the Yankees' season. During Game 3, Hernandez had three calls overturned by replay, which was the latest chapter in a career that has featured plenty of complaints from players on how he calls games.

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