The Boston Red Sox beat the St Louis Cardinals 8-1 in Game 1 of the World Series to take a 1-0 series lead.
Things didn't go well for Adam Wainwright in this one, as he immediately walked Jacoby Ellsbury to lead off the game.
Of course the stingiest starting pitcher with walks all season walks the first batter he faces in the WS.
— Wendy Thurm (@hangingsliders) October 24, 2013
After getting Shane Victorino to line out and giving up a single to Dustin Pedroia, all hell broke loose when David Ortiz grounded to first in a would be inning-ending double play. Pedroia was initially called out at second despite Pete Kozma never holding the ball.
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Predictably, Twitter went nuts.
1 inning before a horrible umpire gets in the way of a great World Series. You guys all had the under, right?
— Mitch Goldich (@mitchgoldich) October 24, 2013
Angel Hernandez thinks that ball hit the top of the fence.
— Jeremy Dorn (@jambl...