David Ortiz’s two-run homerun in the sixth inning gave the Boston Red Sox a 2-1 lead, but the lead was short-lived.
BOSTON - Throughout the postseason, David Ortiz has seemingly homed in on the Fenway bullpens, launching one missile after another to his target, as if on auto-pilot.
The last time the Red Sox faced the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series, the Sox were on some sort of mission, having stormed back against the New York Yankees in a historic ALCS comeback.
BOSTON – The Cardinals and Red Sox finished the regular season with identical records of 97-65. Red Sox manager John Farrell gave a brief scouting report on the Cardinals: