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Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts celebrates in the dugout after scoring of a single by Steve Pearce during the third inning of Game 1 of a baseball American League Division Series against the New York Yankees on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Boston. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts celebrates in the dugout after scoring of a single by Steve Pearce during the third inning of Game 1 of a baseball American League Division Series against the New York Yankees on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Boston. (Charles Krupa/AP)
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The final few innings of Game 1 of the American League Division series between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox were not easy for Boston fans. However, the Sox hung on for a 5-4 win.

WBUR’s Sports and Society reporter Shira Springer was at Fenway Park on Friday night and discussed the game with WBUR's Weekend Edition host Sharon Brody.

This segment aired on October 6, 2018.

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