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Paul Goldschmidt’s second-place MVP finish is the highest in @Dbacks history.
Mike Trout is the 12th player to finish second in either AL or NL MVP balloting at least two years in a row.
Andrew McCutchen is the 6th @Pirates player to win NL MVP and first since Barry Bonds in 1992.
The @tigers are 1st club with back-to-back-to-back MVPs since Roger Maris, Mickey Mantle and Elston Howard won for @Yankees from 1960-63.
The @tigers have boasted the AL MVP in 3 consecutive seasons: @JustinVerlander in 2011, @MiguelCabrera in 2012-13.
.@ClaytonKersh22 is 5th player to win Cy Young Award twice before age 26 (Denny McClain, Bret Saberhagen, Roger Clemens, Tim Lincecum).
.@ShaneVictorino has four, four-RBI performances in his #postseason career - the most ever.
.@davidortiz's .688 batting average gives him second highest in #WorldSeries history, behind Billy Hatcher’s .750 in 1990.
.@davidortiz finished #WorldSeries with a .688/.760/1.188/1.948 line, with 11 hits in 16-at-bats, 7 runs, 2 doubles, 2 HRs and 6 RBIs.
The @RedSox finished #World Series with a .621 OPS - lowest for a champ since 2003 @Marlins posted a .582.
The @RedSox finished #World Series with a .211 batting average - lowest for champ since 1974 @Athletics batted .211.
.@davidortiz's .760 on-base percentage is the second highest in #WorldSeries history, behind Billy Hatcher’s .800 in 1990.
John Lackey became first @RedSox starter to pick up a #WorldSeries win in a Game 6 since Carl Mays went the distance in the 1918 clincher.
The @RedSox join 1979 @Pirates and 2003 @Marlins as only teams since 1969 to win #WorldSeries after dropping Game 3 to fall into 2-1 hole.
Wednesday's Game 6 win at Fenway Park marked first time @RedSox had clinched #World Series at home since they beat Cubs in Game 6 in 1918.
John Lackey is looking to become the 1st pitcher ever to start and win the clinching game of a #WorldSeries for 2 different teams.
The 2013 @RedSox are trying to join the 1991 @Twins as the only teams ever to win a #WorldSeries one season after finishing in last place.
The @RedSox last clinched a #World Series title at home 95 years ago with a 2-1 win over Cubs in Game 6 of 1918 Fall Classic at Fenway Park.
The @RedSox are 7-9 all-time in potential clinching #WorldSeries games.
.@RedSox pitchers are holding @Cardinals to a .218 batting average, a .274 on-base percentage, a .303 slugging percentage and a .577 OPS.
.@Cardinals pitchers have held @RedSox to a .205 batting average and a .585 OPS.
Koji Uehara now has four multiple-inning saves in 2013 #postseason.
.@davidortiz now has 6 multi-hit games in his #WorldSeries career, matching Duffy Lewis for the most by a @RedSox player.
.@davidortiz has reached safely at least twice in 6 straight WS games, tying Carl Yastrzemski for longest such streak in @RedSox history.
.@davidortiz currently owns a .733/.750/1.267/2.017 line in the 2013 #WorldSeries.