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Red Sox take 3-2 WS lead on Lester's gem

Red Sox take 3-2 WS lead on Lester's gem

ESPN.com yahoo.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Updated Oct 28, 2013
Jon Lester smothered St. Louis, David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in a two-run seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cardinals 3-1 on Monday night to take a 3-2 World Series lead.
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  • David Ortiz makes an out at the World Series

    David Ortiz makes an out at the World Series

    yahoo.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Oct 28, 2013
    ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals finally figured out how to get David Ortiz out. Let him hit a long drive to the deepest part of Busch Stadium and hope an outfielder catches the ball. That was the formula for success in Game 5 of the World Series, wh…
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  • When bats attack — Daniel Nava’s broken bat shard flys at his n…

    When bats attack — Daniel Nava’s broken bat shard flys at his neck

    yahoo.com Oct 28, 2013
    ST. LOUIS — David Ortiz might not be the most dangerous weapon in the Boston Red Sox dugout.That's because Daniel Nava's bat almost did some damage to his person in Monday's Game 5 of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox.N…
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  • Leave the World Series for the Rams game? Cardinals fans name t…

    Leave the World Series for the Rams game? Cardinals fans name their price

    yahoo.com Oct 28, 2013
    ST. LOUIS — This is the busiest place in sports at the moment.On Monday night, Busch Stadium prepared for Game 5 of the World Series. Less than a mile away, the Edward Jones Dome was getting ready for Monday Night Football, the St. Louis Rams hosting th…
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  • Red Sox Beat Cardinals, 3-1, in Game 5

    Red Sox Beat Cardinals, 3-1, in Game 5

    The Red Sox and Cardinals meet in Game 5 of the World Series with both teams looking for a pivotal victory and perhaps a little normalcy. Join the conversation with Times staffers throughout the night.
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  • Tear up those lineup cards — Allen Craig is starting for the Ca…

    Tear up those lineup cards — Allen Craig is starting for the Cardinals after all

    yahoo.com Oct 28, 2013
    ST. LOUIS — No sooner than we posted the lineups for Monday's World Series Game 5 did Cardinals skipper Mike Matheny make a big change. Allen Craig is going to start at first base for the Cardinals, his first time playing the field since spraining his l…
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  • For much of the afternoon, Googling the term "St.

    For much of the afternoon, Googling the term "St.

    deadspin.com Oct 28, 2013
    For much of the afternoon, Googling the term "St. Louis Cardinals" turned up a homophobic joke, because Google pulls information on baseball teams from Wikipedia, which anyone, including some guy in a basement in Revere, can edit. The more you…
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  • Play-by-play and analysis from @SI_MLB

    Play-by-play and analysis from @SI_MLB

    CNNSI.com Oct 28, 2013
    SI.com’s Strike Zone writers Cliff Corcoran and Jay Jaffe will be live-tweeting Game 4 of the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. Follow along here for all their insight and analysis:
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  • Sixteen million viewers tune in to Game 4 drama

    Sixteen million viewers tune in to Game 4 drama

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2013
    Boston's 4-2 victory over St. Louis in Game 4 on Sunday night drew 16 million viewers, which made it the most-watched baseball game since Game 7 of the 2011 World Series between the Cardinals and Rangers.
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  • Split jersey, split loyalties — one man’s reaction to the Cardi…

    Split jersey, split loyalties — one man’s reaction to the Cardinals-Red Sox World Series

    yahoo.com Oct 28, 2013
    ST. LOUIS — The couple at the next table is sorry to interrupt, but they've noticed Travis Sheridan's jersey and they must say something. The husband is a Boston Red Sox fan. The wife is originally from St. Louis. They're here for the World Series, loya…
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  • World Series Game 5 preview: Pressure all on Cardinals

    World Series Game 5 preview: Pressure all on Cardinals

    CNNSI.com Oct 28, 2013
    The pressure is on the Cardinals in Game 5, but at least they have the right man on the mound.
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  • John Lackey and Felix Doubront, starters turned relievers, play…

    John Lackey and Felix Doubront, starters turned relievers, play key roles in Boston’s Game 4 win

    yahoo.com Oct 28, 2013
    ST. LOUIS — Add this to the list of unusual things we've seen in this year's World Series: The Boston Red Sox used three starting pitchers in their Sunday night 4-2 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4.Each of them, actual starter Clay Buch…
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  • Can Wainwright, Cards capitalize in Game 5?

    Can Wainwright, Cards capitalize in Game 5?

    CNNSI.com Oct 28, 2013
    Michael Rosenberg and Albert Chen discuss the missed opportunity for the Cardinals as they failed to get to Clay Buchholz in game 4, and look ahead to the game 5 pitching match up.
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  • Unlikely hero Jonny Gomes powers Red Sox to Game 4 win

    Unlikely hero Jonny Gomes powers Red Sox to Game 4 win

    CNNSI.com Oct 28, 2013
    A surprise starter Jonny Gomes played the hero in Boston's 4-2 win over the Cardinals in Game 4.
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  • Effective Lynn saddled with loss after departing

    Effective Lynn saddled with loss after departing

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2013
    When asked about his visible emotions upon being pulled from Sunday's 4-2 loss in Game 4 of the World Series after 5 2/3 innings, Cardinals starter Lance Lynn responded as if the answer was obvious. "I'm not happy when I come out in a game ever,&qu…
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  • Series even as Cards give up big homer, miss chances

    Series even as Cards give up big homer, miss chances

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2013
    The Cardinals' opportunity to take a commanding World Series lead over the Red Sox evaporated with one poorly located sinker from Seth Maness and one mighty sixth-inning swing by Jonny Gomes. Gomes' tiebreaking three-run homer sunk the Cards in a 4-2 lo…
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  • Freese, Cards not sweating missed opportunities

    Freese, Cards not sweating missed opportunities

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2013
    Sunday night's 4-2 loss to the Red Sox at Busch Stadium, which left the World Series tied after four games, saw St. Louis go a concerning 2-for-8 with runners in scoring position. The Cardinals have left 32 runners on base, as opposed to 21 for the Red …
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  • Emotional Wong laments game-ending pickoff

    Emotional Wong laments game-ending pickoff

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2013
    The outcome of Game 4 was clear across Kolten Wong's face. Fighting back emotions amid a pack of reporters just minutes after the Cardinals' 4-2 loss to the Red Sox in the World Series on Sunday night, the dejected rookie rehashed the toughest moment of…
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  • Best is yet to come in this drama-filled Fall Classic

    Best is yet to come in this drama-filled Fall Classic

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2013
    Now it gets good. Not that there's been anything wrong with the first four games of the World Series, with the Red Sox and Cardinals feeling each other out for two games at Fenway Park and playing to a confusing finish in Game 3 in St. Louis. But Boston…
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  • Maness leaves sinker up, left with sinking feeling

    Maness leaves sinker up, left with sinking feeling

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2013
    The Cardinals' ground-ball guy didn't get his ground ball, and as a result, the World Series is knotted up going into Game 5. Seth Maness threw a sinker that didn't sink to Jonny Gomes in the sixth inning of Game 4 on Sunday, and Gomes deposited it into…
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  • Did you know? World Series Game 4: BOS 4, STL 2

    Did you know? World Series Game 4: BOS 4, STL 2

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2013
    A look at some notable facts and figures from the Boston Red Sox's 4-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the World Series at Busch Stadium on Sunday night.
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  • Oct. 27 Mike Matheny postgame interview

    Oct. 27 Mike Matheny postgame interview

    MLB.com Oct 28, 2013
    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny addresses the media after Game 4 of the World Series.
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  • Video - Lester Lifts Red Sox To Game 5 Win 02:16

    Lester Lifts Red Sox To Game 5 Win

    Oct 28
    Jon Lester pitched 7 2/3 strong innings to help the Red Sox beat the Cardinals 3-1 in Game 5 and pull within one win of another World Series title.
  • Video - David Ortiz Inspires Team 01:10

    David Ortiz Inspires Team

    Oct 28
    Buster Olney discusses David Ortiz's dugout speech and Tim Kurkjian talks about Kolten Wong getting picked off first base to end the game.
  • Video - MNF Or World Series? 01:40

    MNF Or World Series?

    Oct 28
    Fans in St. Louis sound off on whether they'll be watching the Rams play on "Monday Night Football" or Game 5 of the World Series.
  • Video - Too Long On The Diamond 02:14

    Too Long On The Diamond

    Oct 28
    Former pitcher Jack Morris and MLB executive Joe Garagiola Jr. share their thoughts on how to shorten a baseball game.

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    Oct 28
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