BOSTON (CBS) — Red Sox fans went crazy as their team captured the AL pennant Saturday night.READ MORE: Mass. Probation Department Under Scrutiny Again After Employees Report Structural Racism, Discrimination
The Sox will take on the Cardinals in the World Series starting Wednesday night at Fenway Park.
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The Red Sox advanced to the World Series with Saturday night’s 5-2 win over the Tigers.READ MORE: Former Celtics Player Jabari Bird Admits To Attacking, Choking Woman In 2018
Sox outfielder Shane Victorino powered Boston’s victory with a seventh inning grand slam. Sox closer Koji Uehara was named the ALCS most valuable player. Uehara pitched a scoreless ninth in Saturday’s clincher, giving him three saves and a victory in the four victories Boston needed to win the AL pennant for the third time in 10 years.
While the players were celebrating on the field, fans outside were jumping and screaming for their Sox.
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Watch some of the fan reaction here:MORE NEWS: Keller @ Large: Facebook Will Act On Misinformation When It Is Paid To