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"I remember the comebacker that ended it. The sweep. You don’t expect a World Series to end in four games," the 30-year-old third baseman said.
Freese said he’d always hoped to get a chance to play at Fenway, and he got his first look Tuesday.
World Series scheduleAll games on Ch. 13
Game 1, Wednesday, at Boston (6:07 p.m.)
Game 2, Thursday, at Boston (6:07 p.m.)
Game 3, Saturday, at St. Louis (6:07 p.m.)
Game 4, Sunday, at St. Louis (6:15 p.m.)
x-Game 5, Monday, at St. Louis (6:07 p.m.)
x-Game 6, Oct. 30, at Boston (6:07 p.m.)
x-Game 7, Oct. 31, at Boston (6:07 p.m.).
After Matheny stood near the mound and pointed out the particulars of the dirt triangle in center field, Freese stepped in for batting practice. He launched a long drive that hit high off the Green Monster in left-center, the loud thwack echoing all around the ballpark.
"That’s my Wall ball," he hooted to teammate Matt Holliday.
Good for a hitter, maybe not so great for a pitcher.
"A ballgame can change with one swing of the bat in this ballpark," said Wacha, who also climbed into the wall. "It’s pretty crazy. Crazy dimensions, that’s for sure."
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