The Boston Red Sox will throw it back to 2004 for Game 2 of the 2018 World Series tonight at Fenway Park, as some key members of the team that ended the franchise’s 86-year championship drought will throw out the game’s first pitch.
Among those invited and expected to be on the mound? Designated hitter and clutch-hit machine David Ortiz, first baseman Kevin Millar, catcher Jason Varitek, and pitchers Alan Embree, Keith Foulke, Pedro Martinez, and Tim Wakefield.
The #04Champs are throwing out the first pitch before Game Two! @KMillar15 @45PedroMartinez @davidortiz @RedSox #DoDamage pic.twitter.com/QSpuYRpJDl— MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) October 24, 2018
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was also a member of the 2004 Red Sox.
The Red Sox took Game 1 on Tuesday night behind an 8-4 final, and truly put the game away by way of a pinch-hit, three-run homer from Eduardo Nunez. David Price gets the call on the Boston mound, while the Dodgers counter with Hyun-Jin Ryu.