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Cardinals Stun Red Sox 5-4 with Walk-Off, Lead World Series 2-1

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Joe Kelly gave up just two hits over 5 1/3 innings and Trevor Rosenthal struck out two in relief as St. Louis downed Boston, 5-4. Four different Cardinals had at least two hits in the victory. Boston finished with a .188 batting average and a .242 wOBA.

With the score tied 2-2 in the bottom of the seventh and the Cardinals up to bat, Carlos Beltran and Matt Carpenter came home on a double by Matt Holliday off reliever Junichi Tazawa. The Cardinals finished it in the bottom of the ninth it when Allen Craig came home on a fielder's choice.

Kelly got the no-decision after he surrendered two runs on two hits with six strikeouts and three walks. After 1 2/3 innings of work, Rosenthal got his first win in relief in these playoffs giving up one hit, striking out two and walking no one. Brandon Workman (0-1), who gave up one run on two hits with one strikeout and one walk over 1 1/3 innings, received the loss. Yadier Molina led the way in the batter's box for the Cardinals, going 3 for 4 with an RBI and a walk. Holliday also contributed, going 2 for 5 with a double, a run, and three RBIs. Xander Bogaerts was 2 for 4 with a triple, a run, and an RBI in the loss.

The Cardinals snatch a one-game lead in the series. The Cardinals will continue the series with the Red Sox on Sunday in Game 4 of the World Series at Busch Stadium at 7:15 PM CDT.


Red Sox Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A93.2X. Bogaerts3B4210100
B86.9S. VictorinoRF2020010
B85.8J. EllsburyCF5210002
B85.4D. Ortiz1B2100020
C75.7D. NavaLF4100201
C72.0M. CarpPH1000100
C72.0J. SaltalamacC3000012
C-71.0J. GomesPH1000000
D66.0W. MiddlebrooPH2000001
D66.0S. DrewSS2000002
D62.0D. Pedroia2B4000000

Cardinals Offense
GradePlayerPABHRHRRBIBBSO
A+97.5A. CraigPH1110000
A93.2Y. MolinaC4300111
A93.0K. Wong2B1100000
A92.7M. HollidayLF5210300
B+89.8M. Carpenter2B5220000
B85.7M. Adams1B5200003
B84.8D. Freese3B2000020
C76.4C. BeltranRF2010011
C-71.0J. JayCF5100000
C-71.0S. RobinsonPH1000000
D-61.0P. KozmaSS4000001

Red Sox Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
B+88.9F. Doubront2.00.001.0010125
B82.7J. Tazawa1.00.002.0012124
B-80.7B. Workman1.10.002.2521130
C74.5K. Uehara0.10.003.001003
C73.8J. Peavy4.04.501.7564164
F55.0C. Breslow0.01005

Cardinals Pitching
GradePlayerIPERAWHIPHASOBBPC
A95.1K. Siegrist1.00.000.000108
A93.8T. Rosenthal1.20.000.6012020
B84.9J. Kelly5.13.380.9426389
B84.2S. Maness0.20.001.501006
F56.4C. Martinez0.154.006.0010120
F55.0R. Choate0.01004

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