World Series 2018: Manny Machado channels both Marshawn Lynch and Crash Davis in interview session

Baseball null null BOSTON — Marshawn Lynch would be proud.Manny Machado, the superstar turned star heel during the postseason for his choices on the base paths, had just one thing to say Monday afternoon in the State Street Pavilion in Fenway Park: “I’m here to win a World Series.” He varied the wording a bit, but that was the basic repetitive idea. Machado became the focus of angst for Milwaukee fans during the NLCS, after a couple of questionable slides into second base and then dragging his foot across first baseman Jesus Aguilar’s foot after he was out by a couple steps in Game 5 in L.A.Machado was greeted by raucous boos every time he stepped out of the dugout at Miller Park. He was asked if it might be nice not to hear the same level of booing at Fenway during the first two games of the World Series.  “We’re in the World Series, man,” he said with a smile. “It doesn’t get any better than this, honestly. We’ll go out there, step on the field. We’ve worked our butts to get here. It doesn’t get any better.”Manny Machado's interview session, summed up in 14 seconds ...— Ryan Fagan (@ryanfagan) October 22, 2018Thing[......]

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