Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 10/23/13
Well the Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers in the ALCS in six games and today for the Sox is gameday. The city of Boston is patiently waiting for the first pitch of Game one of the World Series tonight at 8:07. Jon Lester is taking the hill for the Sox tonight and he will be matching up against Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright who has been lights out this postseason with a 1.57 ERA in 3 starts only allowing one walk. Lester too has pitched well especially since in games he pitches in, there's a DH and not an automatic out in the pitcher hitting. Despite having to face Miggy and Prince on the Tigers, Lester's ERA is an ace-quality 2.33. Although National League teams typically lack a DH, Allen Craig is fresh off the DL and is going to take that role when playing at Fenway. Craig may have only hit 13 homers in 130 games but his .378 OBP is nothing to scoff at and Matt Adams, the first baseman, adds another 17 homers as well as a .335 OBP which is about a benchmark for good OBP (I like to t...
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