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

Automated Insights

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

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


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