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ESPN Announcer Forced To Miss Game 5 Of The World Series

the boston red sox and the los angeles dodgers play in the world series

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: Andrew Benintendi #16 of the Boston Red Sox swings at a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning in Game Two of the 2018 World Series at Fenway Park on October 24, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

After one of the best postseason comebacks in recent memory, the Boston Red Sox are one win away from winning the 2018 World Series.

Last night, the Los Angeles Dodgers watched their 4-0 lead disappear in the final three innings, as Boston stunned the baseball world. Although Chris Sale was expected to start Game 5 tonight, the Red Sox decided to shift their rotation and go with David Price.

Well, the ESPN Radio broadcast will also make a change, as Dan Shulman won't be on the call because of laryngitis. With the play-by-play announcer out, Jon "Boog" Sciambi will replace him.

This must be heartbreaking for Shulman, especially if he misses the opportunity to call the final out in the World Series. Fortunately, he's had tons of great memories in his broadcasting career before.

On the other hand, Sciambi is one of the best in the business and should handle this opportunity with ease.

First pitch for Game 5 is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. ET from Dodger Stadium.

The game will be on FOX.