But, if the Red Sox were looking to distance themselves from Schilling and his radical, sometimes offensive, views, that would explain the snub.
But Cora said Thursday that whatever lineup he uses, it will not feature star right fielder Mookie Betts at second base.
The 2018 World Series resumes on Friday night, with the Los Angeles Dodgers hosting the Boston Red Sox for the first time in the best-of-seven series. The Dodgers will counter with rookie Walker Buehler, who will make his World Series debut. "We go up there and the pitch dictates what we're going to do. I feel like it's the common mistake with hitters these days".
Rich Hill will be the Dodgers' starter in Game 4 on Saturday. But even if the Red Sox were to win the upcoming game, the team would still be one game away from winning the championship.
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The Dodgers' bullpen, meanwhile, figures to need more than a day off and a move to a warmer climate.
The Red Sox have invited Schilling to past celebrations, but that was before he invited a white supremacist on the air while hosting a radio show for Breitbart in 2017 and tweeted in support of T-shirts that suggested lynching members of the media.
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The three-time World Series champion hasn't been shy in sharing his political opinions since retirement, often with career consequences. He's hitting.283 (13-for-46) with five RBI this postseason.