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Houston Astros' George Springer during Game 3 of the ALDS in Cleveland (left) and Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel (right) reacts after the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees in Game 4 of the ALDS. (David Dermer/AP, Julie Jacobson/ AP)
Houston Astros' George Springer during Game 3 of the ALDS in Cleveland (left) and Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel (right) reacts after the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees in Game 4 of the ALDS. (David Dermer/AP, Julie Jacobson/ AP)
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There's only one thing stopping the Boston Red Sox from returning to the World Series: the Houston Astros. But you shouldn't look past them, the Astros are really good.

Red Sox manager Alex Cora, who used to be the bench coach for the Astros, has said so himself.

Game 1 of the ALCS is tomorrow at Fenway Park in the best-of-seven series.

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Steve Buckley, columnist for The Athletic. He tweets @BuckinBoston.

This segment aired on October 12, 2018.

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