Red Sox Top Cardinals 4-2, Tie World Series 2-2

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David Ortiz went 3-for-3 and Koji Uehara picked up the save in the ninth as Boston shut down a final rally to top St. Louis, 4-2. St. Louis posted just a .182 batting average and .223 wOBA.

The Cardinals scored first. In the bottom of the third, Carlos Beltran hit a single off starter Clay Buchholz, scoring Matt Carpenter. Tied 1-1 in the top of the sixth, the Red Sox moved in front for good when Jonny Gomes took Seth Maness deep to drive in Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia.

Buchholz pitched four innings and got the no-decision to keep his record in these playoffs at 0-0 while allowing no runs on three hits with two strikeouts and three walks. Uehara got his sixth save of the playoffs after one inning of work giving up no runs on one hit and walking no one. Lance Lynn (2-2) got tagged with the loss, allowing three runs on three hits over 5 2/3 innings with five strikeouts and three walks. Ortiz led the way in the batter's box for the Red Sox, going 3 for 3 with a double, two runs, and a walk. Gomes also had great output, going 1 for 2 with a home run, a run, three RBIs, and two walks. Carpenter finished 2 for 5 with a run and an RBI in the loss.

The Red Sox draw even at two games apiece in the World Series. The Red Sox will continue the series with the Cardinals on Monday in Game 5 of the World Series at Busch Stadium at 7:07 PM CDT.


Red Sox Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 100.5 D. Ortiz 1B 3 3 2 0 0 1 0
A 95.3 J. Gomes LF 2 1 1 1 3 2 0
B 83.4 X. Bogaerts 3B 3 1 0 0 0 1 1
C 73.7 D. Pedroia 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 2
C- 71.0 M. Carp PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- 70.0 M. Napoli 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
D 66.0 S. Drew SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
D 62.0 D. Nava RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- 61.0 J. Ellsbury CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- 60.0 D. Ross C 4 0 0 0 0 0 2


Cardinals Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 97.5 S. Robinson PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
A 92.0 A. Craig PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
B+ 88.8 M. Carpenter 2B 5 2 1 0 1 0 1
B 86.4 C. Beltran RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 0
B 84.8 J. Jay CF 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
B 84.1 Y. Molina C 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
D 65.0 D. Descalso SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0
D- 61.0 M. Adams 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
D- 61.0 D. Freese 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
D- 61.0 M. Holliday LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1


Red Sox Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 95.5 J. Lackey 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 17
A 94.8 J. Tazawa 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 2
B+ 89.0 K. Uehara 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 0 0 13
B+ 88.3 F. Doubront 2.2 3.38 0.38 1 3 0 32
B 86.3 C. Buchholz 4.0 0.00 1.50 3 2 3 66
F 55.0 C. Breslow 0.0 1 0 1 8


Cardinals Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 93.7 R. Choate 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 3
A- 91.3 J. Axford 1.1 0.00 0.75 0 2 1 30
B 84.2 K. Siegrist 0.2 0.00 1.50 1 0 0 7
B- 80.7 L. Lynn 5.2 4.76 1.06 3 5 3 89
D 62.8 S. Maness 1.0 9.00 2.00 2 1 0 18