Winners and losers from Red Sox’s World Series win over Dodgers

11Fans saw one player reverse his reputation for years to come…

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston Red Sox are back on top as World Series champions after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in a five-game series. This year’s World Series provided plenty of highlights and some stunning performances that helped determine both teams’ fates.

Fans will remember this matchup for a number of reasons. From an 18-inning battle that went down as the longest in postseason history to some late-inning drama scattered throughout.

This year’s World Series also offered a unique tale for both teams. It will not be entirely remembered for star-studded performances. In fact, it was the opposite of that for many of the game’s best players. Fans saw several stars disappoint, unheralded players shine and one player reverse his reputation for years to come.

Here are the winners and losers from Boston’s World Series victory over the Dodgers.