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Cardinals Lose 4-2 to Red Sox, Split World Series 2-2

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David Ortiz had three hits to earn a game grade of 100.5 (A+) as the Cardinals lost to Boston, 4-2. St. Louis posted a batting average of .182 and a wOBA of .223. On the season they have a .277 batting average and .341 wOBA.

The Cardinals got on the board first in the bottom of the third when Carlos Beltran hit a single off starter Clay Buchholz, driving in Matt Carpenter. With the game tied at 1-1 in the top of the sixth, the Red Sox went on top to stay when Jonny Gomes took Seth Maness deep to drive in Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia.

Lance Lynn worked 5 2/3 innings to earn his second loss in the playoffs after he allowed three runs on three hits with five strikeouts and three walks. In the win, Felix Doubront (1-0) gave up one run on one hit with three strikeouts and no walks over 2 2/3 innings. Carpenter had standout at-bats for the Cardinals, going 2 for 5 with a run and an RBI. Ortiz was 3 for 3 with a double, two runs, and a walk in the win.

With the loss, the Cardinals fall into a tie in the series at two games apiece. The Cardinals will go up against the Red Sox Monday in Game 5 of the World Series at Busch Stadium at 7:07 PM CDT.


Red Sox Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A+100.5D. Ortiz1B3320010
A95.3J. GomesLF2111320
B83.4X. Bogaerts3B3100011
C73.7D. Pedroia2B4110002
C-71.0M. CarpPH1000000
C-70.0M. Napoli1B1000001
D66.0S. DrewSS3000100
D62.0D. NavaRF4000000
D-61.0J. EllsburyCF4000000
D-60.0D. RossC4000002

Cardinals Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A+97.5S. RobinsonPH1110000
A92.0A. CraigPH1100000
B+88.8M. Carpenter2B5210101
B86.4C. BeltranRF3100110
B84.8J. JayCF2000020
B84.1Y. MolinaC4100000
D65.0D. DescalsoSS3000010
D-61.0M. Adams1B4000001
D-61.0D. Freese3B4000001
D-61.0M. HollidayLF4000001

Red Sox Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A95.5J. Lackey1.00.000.0000017
A94.8J. Tazawa0.10.000.000002
B+89.0K. Uehara1.00.001.0010013
B+88.3F. Doubront2.23.380.3813032
B86.3C. Buchholz4.00.001.5032366
F55.0C. Breslow0.01018

Cardinals Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A93.7R. Choate0.10.000.000003
A-91.3J. Axford1.10.000.7502130
B84.2K. Siegrist0.20.001.501007
B-80.7L. Lynn5.24.761.0635389
D62.8S. Maness1.09.002.0021018

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