Boston Red Sox win their fourth World Series championship in 15 years, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers

THE Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series championship in 15 years after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers.

They won 5-1 in Game 5 Sunday night behind David Price's pitching and Steve Pearce's power.

 Boston Red Sox third baseman Eduardo Nunez hoists the Commissioner's Trophy after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers

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Boston Red Sox third baseman Eduardo Nunez hoists the Commissioner's Trophy after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers

Alex Cora became the first manager from Puerto Rico to guide a team to the title.

He's just the fifth rookie skipper to do it overall.

After posting a team-record 108 wins in the regular season and romping through the AL playoffs, the Red Sox finished off a one-sided Series.

Price threw three-hit ball into the eighth inning.

 The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 games to 1

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The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 games to 1
 They defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in game five of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium

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They defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in game five of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium
 Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale celebrates after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers

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Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale celebrates after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers
 There were scenes of jubilation this evening after the Boston Red Sox clinched the World Series

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There were scenes of jubilation this evening after the Boston Red Sox clinched the World Series

Pearce hit two home runs, a night after his homer and double spurred a late rally.

Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez also connected as the Red Sox hit three homers off Clayton Kershaw.

Los Angeles lost Game 7 of the World Series last year to Houston, also at Dodger Stadium by the same 5-1 score.

The Red Sox also became the third franchise to win a World Series in four consecutive appearances, along with the Cardinals and Yankees.

Red Sox starter David Price, who pounded his chest upon leaving the field after the seventh, went seven-plus innings, giving up a run on three hits and two walks. He struck out five.

Price won his third consecutive postseason start, two in this World Series alone, after not earning a victory in any of his previous 11 playoff starts.

Los Angeles lost in the World Series for the second year in a row, having dropped the 2017 Fall Classic to the Houston Astros in seven games.

The Red Sox not only went 7-0 in the postseason when facing a left-handed starter, but they were 10-0 when they scored the first run of the game.

Red Sox manager Alex Cora became just the fifth person to win the World Series in his first season as a major league skipper.

THE Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series championship in 15 years after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers.