Great Moments In Recent Red Sox Playoff History

A look back into Sox legend along with the increase in Boston’s probability of winning the game as a result of the play. Ortiz’s grand slam tonight ranks second, and he’s also ranked fourth, sixth and ninth. #therealmisteroctober

• Dave Henderson’s game-tying, two-run home run with two outs in the ninth, Game 5, 1986 ALCS: 73 percent.
• David Ortiz’s game-tying grand slam with two outs in the eighth, Game 2, 2013 ALCS: 45 percent.
• Bernie Carbo’s game-tying, three-run home run with two outs in the eighth, Game 6, 1975 World Series: 44 percent.
• David Ortiz’s series-winning, 10th-inning home run, Game 3, 2004 ALDS: 43 percent.
• J.D. Drew’s game-winning, ninth-inning hit to cap a rally from 7-0 down in the seventh inning, Game 5, 2008 ALCS: 38 percent.
• David Ortiz’s game-winning, 14th-inning hit, Game 5, 2004 ALCS: 38 percent.
• Carlton Fisk’s game-winning, 12th-inning home run, Game 6, 1975 World Series: 36 percent.
• Mark Bellhorn’s go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning, Game 1, 2004 World Series: 31 percent.
• David Ortiz’s game-winning, 12th-inning home run, Game 4, 2004 ALCS: 27 percent.
• J.D. Drew’s first-inning grand slam, Game 6, 2007 ALCS: 26 percent.
• Bill Mueller’s game-tying hit, scoring Dave Roberts in the bottom of the ninth off Mariano Rivera, Game 4, 2004 ALCS: 25 percent.

editor’s note: I am a thief and I stole this from Paul SF to post here. He is listed as the author, but I totally burgled his writing from elsewhere — ag

1 comment… add one

  • Much obliged, ag.

    Devine October 15, 2013, 1:14 am

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