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Who says that baseball is dying? With the World Series in town, St. Louis’ collective attention is focused on the Red Sox and Cardinals squaring off in Game 5, leaving the Monday Night Football matchup that is also in the city to be all but forgotten. As Adam Wainwright and Jon Lester continue to deal in a battle of the aces, David Ortiz builds on his legendary postseason resume and everyone anxiously awaits to see what bizarre play will end this game, the Rams are busy hosting the Seahawks in a stadium that has seen better days in regards to attendance. With tickets going for as low as $8 on Friday night, the Rams weren’t expecting a huge draw, but the Week 8 game looked more like a preseason game at the coin toss. Check out the scene in the photos below. Top photo via Twitter/@APdaveskretta Bottom photo via Twitter/@ginafiorito Filed under: Anna Fogel, Headlines, NFL, World Series
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David Ortiz has had a great World Series. Okay, that’s probably an understatement, but it will have to do because I can’t do his performance justice. The Boston Red Sox DH/1B has put together a 733/.750/.1267 line. Oh, one of those outs was a home run that Carlos Beltran robbed with a sensational catch in right center. Ortiz reached base nine straight times between Games...
I finished off yesterday's picks post by saying something silly about the game ending on catcher's interference. This 2013 World Series is proving that nothing is silly. No, it was not a catcher's interference. Instead it was a two-out pick-off with Carlos Beltran standing at the plate representing the tying run. But let's not get too carried away with the pick-off...
Not much ruffled Jon Lester’s feathers on Monday night.
The pitcher who has become Boston’s definite ace this postseason had no trouble working through the Cardinals’ batting order and pitched all but four outs of Boston’s win, giving up just a solo homer.
But Lester’s talents were not limited to pitching Monday night, as the lefty and his much-talked-about mitt were also...
Adam Wainwright is pretty much the definition of an ace pitcher. He was one of the best pitchers in baseball in 2009 and 2010, and he was one of the best in 2012 and this season after returning from surgery in 2011. He was light’s out in the NLDS against the Pittsburgh Pirates and had […]
The story of Game Five was Jon Lester. The Red Sox lefthander matched Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright pitch for pitch in what turned out to be yet another nail-biter in a white-knuckle World Series. When it was over, the Red Sox had a 3-1 win and a three-games-to-two lead heading back to Fenway Park.
The deciding runs came in the seventh inning, as did the night’s most-interesting...
Boston Red Sox DH/1B David Ortiz tied a World Series Record by reaching base in nine straight plate appearances starting in Game 3 and continuing until Game 5 (two of those three won by the Sox on their way to a 3-2 series lead). Watch the recap of each at bat for nine straight times he stepped in the batter’s box, then reached base (via MLB.com):
For those keeping score at home...
David Ortiz spoke. The Red Sox listened. And now the World Series is anybody’s ballgame.
In a season full of magical, where-did-they-come-up-with-that moments, Ortiz delivered one of the most intensely emotional last night.
In a move more off an NFL sideline than the buttoned-down culture of baseball, Ortiz called an impromptu team meeting in the dugout before the Red Sox went...
Want to see an amazing throw by Lester? This is it. Big Pappi just took that ball and got this guy out with no problem. Tie goes to the runner but not when he is out. The Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals are going at it hardcore. Maybe it’s time for me […]
The Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Monday night to take a 3-2 World Series lead. Jon Lester outpitched and outlasted Adam Wainwright, striking out seven and walking one in 7 2/3 innings. Koji Uehara got his second save with four outs to finish the four-hitter. “I think the biggest thing is me and Rossy have had a good rhythm, for whatever reason, the past...
Series tied 2-2
Gametime: Monday 8:07 | Busch Stadium | FOX/WEEI/ESPN Radio
+6 Run differential in WS
Game 5 Matchup:
Jon Lester, LHP 2013: 15-8, 3.75 ERA, 1.294 WHIP | 2013 Postseason: 3-1, 1.67 ERA, 1.074 WHIP
Adam Wainwright, RHP 2013: 19-9, 2.94 ERA, 1.068 WHIP | 2013 Postseason...
Game 5 of the World Series took place tonight featuring the St. Louis Cardinals with Lance Lynn and the Boston Red Sox with Clay Buchholz.
St. Louis would get on the board first. In the bottom of the 3rd, Matt Carpenter singled to right field and Jacoby Ellsbury deflected to allow Carpenter to move to 2nd base. Next batter, Carlos Beltran singled to center field scoring Matt Carpenter...
Jon Lester smothered St. Louis on four hits into the eighth,
David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in a two-run seventh inning
off Adam Wainwright and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cardinals 3-1
Monday night to take a 3-2 World Series lead.
It is no accident that Jonny Gomes is penciled into Game 5′s starting lineup.
Gomes, who wasn’t even supposed to start in Game 4, found his way into the starting nine after Shane Victorino was scratched because of lower back tightness, and provided the offensive boost that propelled the Red Sox to the exciting win.
Gomes’ three-run blast led the way on Sunday and manager John...
Know why the big guy is smiling? After winning Game Five of the World
Series over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday, the Sox are only one win
away from claiming their third World Series title in a decade (AP photo)
Dropkick it. We’re shipping up to Boston.
After the Red Sox delivered a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in...