Eduardo Nunez blast powers Red Sox past Dodgers in World Series Game 1

Fenway Park proved too tricky, too cold and just too much for the Dodgers in the World Series opener. Andrew Benintendi, JD Martinez and the Boston Red Sox came out swinging, seizing every advantage in their quirky ballpark to beat Los Angeles 8-4 on a chilly, windy Tuesday night.

Benintendi delivered four hits, Martinez drove in two early runs and pinch-hitter Eduardo Nunez golfed a three-run homer to seal it. “Up and down the lineup there’s not an easy out. We’re going to grind out at-bats,” Benintendi said after the game. The 108-win Red Sox got a strong effort from their bullpen after an expected duel between aces Chris Sale and Clayton Kershaw failed to ignite.

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