"He came in today and said, "Hey, if the situation presents itself, give me the ball,'" Farrell said.
Red Sox clinch AL East, top Astros 6-3; rematch in playoffs →
"The ball's in our court," David Price (6-3) said. "We win, we're fine. We don't care what the Yankees do. We just go play our game."
Red Sox rally for 5-4 win over Reds, extend AL East lead →