BOSTON — Here is your clue that Boston’s 3-Zero victory over the Angels wasn’t a boring slog: it took one fewer minute to finish than the latest entry within the “Quick and Livid” franchise.
“Hobbs and Shaw” checks in at two hours and 17 minutes, however Chris and Sale solely wanted 2:16 to dispatch the guests from Anaheim within the quickest Purple Sox recreation of the season. Subsequent on the listing was a extra disappointing Sale begin — he dropped an 8-Zero determination to James Paxton and the Yankees in April in simply 2:23.
So what does a baseball particular person do with themselves when the sport ends that shortly?
“Actually, after I obtained to the clubhouse I used to be like, ‘What can we do now?'” stated supervisor Alex Cora. “We have a lot time. I can play with my children at residence, lastly. As a result of at any time when I get residence, they’re sleeping. I do not know even know what to do with my life now.”
It wasn’t the quickest recreation of the yr. That distinction goes to the Mets and Marlins, who accomplished Miami’s 3-Zero shutout on Could 19 in just one hour and 59 minutes. Thursday’s win is tied for the third-fastest recreation within the American League, nevertheless, trailing solely a and a Rays-Astros recreation from March and a Yankees-Orioles recreation two months later. Each of these had been accomplished in 2:12.
The Purple Sox will take this one, particularly after Wednesday’s suspended recreation towards the Royals was solely referred to as after a rain delay of practically two hours in additional innings.
“That was enjoyable to look at,” Cora stated.
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Chris Sale’s win over Angels was so quick, it took much less time than this film initially appeared on NBC Sports activities Boston