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The Red Sox made quick work of the Cardinals in 2004. Unfortunately for Boston, this is 2013. The Cardinals enter this year’s World Series looking extremely dangerous, so while the Red Sox have a “team of destiny” thing going on, it’s entirely possible that St. Louis could stop Boston dead in its tracks. Both teams won 97 games during the regular season, and although the Rays and Tigers were tough to overcome, the Red Sox have yet to face a task this tough. It’s been a while since there’s been a World Series this evenly matched. Thus, predicting the exact outcome is almost fruitless, as it requires playing a hunch more than anything. One thing that seems like a safe bet, however, is that these two teams — which also met in the World Series in 1946 and 1967, in addition to 2004 — should create great theatre. St. Louis has become a model organization for player development, while Boston has shown tremendous resilience in shocking the baseball world with a rare worst-to-first turnaroun...

St. Louis Cardinals set to face Boston in the World Series

For the first time since the strike-shortened 1995 MLB season the team with the best record in both leagues during the regular season have reached the World Series.  The 2013 St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers and their payroll to reach the World Series for the second time in three years.  They are also the first team with home field advantage in the National...

David Ross Has High Praise for Yadier Molina, Calls Him ‘Probably the Best Catcher I’ve Ever Seen’

The youngest in a trio of brother backstops, Yadier Molina has already far surpassed the career achievements of his two elder siblings, Bengie and Jose. The Cardinals catcher, who has been named to five consecutive All-Star games, already has two World Series rings to his credit, and he’ll be looking to add a third this week against a Red Sox team that knows just how good he really...

Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina with an Epic Blunder of World Series Proportions

There are some things that you think will never happen in the World Series. You don't think admission will be free and beer cheap, you don't think that aliens will land in the outfield, and you don't ever think that two players will stand there and watch a ball that either could have easily caught fall to the ground right between them. But in Game One Wednesday night...

Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina let popup drop (GIF)

As if allowing three runs in the bottom of the first in Game 1 of the World Series wasn’t already a bad enough sign for the St. Louis Cardinals, they committed a mistake in the second that seemed to confirm it really wasn’t their game. Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew led off the second […]

Adam Wainwright & Yadier Molina pop-up disappointment


Cards make hilarious mistake early in Game 1

The bad start by the Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series can be summed up in one play. This one (Cue the "Benny Hill Show" theme music ): Want to see it from a different angle? Here ya go: This happened on a pop fly by Steven Drew. Pitcher Adam Wainwright and catcher Yadier Molina just couldn't decide who would catch the ball. The Red Sox scored two runs in...

GIF: This Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina moment sums up the Cardinals’ Game 1 loss to the Red Sox

The Cardinals looked uncharacteristically bad during their 8-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of the World Series last night. St. Louis, who is usually pretty sound defensively had 3 errors while the team surrendered 5 runs within the first two innings behind usual gamer Adam Wainwright. And speaking of Wainwright he […]

GIF: Cardinals show early jitters against Red Sox

The Cardinals showed early jitters against the Red Sox when pitcher Adam Wainwright and catcher Yadier Molina let a pop-up fall between them.

Yadi's arm and two other X-factors that could impact Series

ST. LOUIS -- Seven-plus months since Opening Day, baseball is down to two teams. For once, it's not only the two hottest teams that will meet in the World Series, but the two best. Consider: The Cardinals and the Red Sox both won 97 games and finished with the best record in their respective leagues. The Red Sox led the AL in scoring; the Cardinals led the NL. (Neither offense...

Boston Blunders Put St. Louis On Top Late in Game Two

Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina are likely breathing a sigh of relief; not because their team is ahead 4-2 after a 3-run 7th inning, but because the spotlight on their epic blunder will be a lot dimmer after the one the Red Sox had that helped put the Cardinals on top. There is a lot going on in the GIF so here is the sequence of events: Matt Carpenter...

GIF summing up the Cardinals’ performance in Game 1 of the World Series

The Boston Red Sox brought it on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series, pounding the NL Pennant winners, 8-1. The bad things for the Cardinals started in the 1st inning after miscommunication between Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina on a Stephen Drew fly ball cost them an easy out. Boston has a game under their belt, and with Carlos Beltran injured for probably...

Red Sox’ Three Keys to Winning World Series Include Staying Aggressive, Not Feeding Cardinals’ Monster

The 109th edition of the World Series should be a doozy. The Red Sox and Cardinals enter the Fall Classic equal in the wins column, as both Boston and St. Louis racked up 97 victories during the regular season. The two squads are also very similar in nature, which only adds to the difficulty of predicting the series. One thing that’s obvious, however, is that this will be the Red...

Cardinal Gaffes Are Completely Out Of Character

For whatever reason, the St. Louis Cardinals looked like some other team on Wednesday night. Noted for their precise defensive prowess, they committed three actual errors and a couple more of omission, handing Boston enough momentum to capture Game One of the World Series. Pete Kozma committed two of the errors—and he's out there only for his glove. But perhaps the most embarrassing...
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