The Shoes That Won Last Night: MLB Playoffs Heat Up, WNBA Finals Rout

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The MLB had some great action last night with the AL first round heating up. The Boston Red Sox won their first round series with the Tampa Bay Rays behind some solid pitching and also some mistakes from the Rays. The Rays’ reliever Joel Peralta threw a wild pitch in the seventh inning that brought a run in for the Red Sox. Their closer Fernando Rodney was an abomination to the game of baseball throwing wildly in the ninth which led to the Red Sox adding to their lead. The Red Sox won 3-1 in the game and the series and look like a dangerous team heading into the ALCS.

The WNBA Finals also were on the schedule and the Minnesota Lynx defeated the Atlanta Dream 88-63  behind 14 points and 8 rebounds from Maya Moore and a sterling defensive performance. The rout made Atlanta sports even sadder by the moment. The Atlanta Falcons had a tough Monday Night Football loss to the New York Jets, the Atlanta Braves were eliminated by the Dodgers, and now the Dream add to the misery. Here are The Shoes That Won Last Night.

Rafael Canton is a freelance writer from Queens, NY and contributor to Sneaker Report. Anytime there is a conversation about the NBA, music, or nutella, he can be found in the thick of the discussion. He can be found on Twitter @RafelitoC7.

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