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BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: Trevor Rosenthal #26 and Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox 4-2 in Game Two of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Boston Faces World Series Adversity For First Time Since 1986

The Boston Red Sox had not lost in the World Series since Game Seven of the 1986 World Series, after sweeping in both 2004 and 2007.

10/24/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 23: Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals walks back to the dugout during Game One of the 2013 World Series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on October 23, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Fast Starts Often Mean Big Wins In Baseball Playoffs

A big, early lead in a baseball playoff game always means victory, as the Boston Red Sox demonstrated once again in Game One of the 2013 World Series.

10/24/2013

The Boston Red Sox celebrate after clinching the 2013 AL Pennant with a win over the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 of the ALCS. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

No Changes To Red Sox Roster For World Series

The Boston Red Sox didn’t make any changes to their roster for the 2013 World Series, which the team announced on Wednesday morning.

10/23/2013

The Red Sox work out at Fenway Park ahead of the 2013 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Roche: On Paper, World Series Offers Classic Matchup

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche breaks down the Red Sox-Cardinals World Series matchup!

10/23/2013

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Wacha to Start Game 2 of World Series

This young right-hander, almost unhittable lately, is the talk of October. He’ll start Game 2, facing hitters who have never seen him.

10/22/2013

Dustin Pedroia and umpire John Hirschbeck. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

John Hirschbeck Named Umpire Crew Chief For World Series

John Hirschbeck will umpire his fourth World Series and will be crew chief for the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals.

10/22/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates as Mark Ellis #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers strikes out as the Cardinals defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

World Series Preview Part 2: Stats Don’t Lie; St. Louis Earned Their Spot In The Series

In this second installment of a three-part sequence previewing the 2013 World Series, a look at the St. Louis Cardinals and their consistent success.

10/22/2013

Jon Lester (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Lester To Start Game 1 Of World Series For Red Sox

John Farrell didn’t have much to announce at his Monday press conference at Fenway Park, but the Red Sox manager did announce his starter for Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday.

10/21/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19: David Ortiz #34 and manager John Farrell #53 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with the trophy after defeating the Detroit Tigers in Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox defeated the Tigers 5-2 to clinch the ALCS in six games.

World Series Preview Part 1: What Went Wrong In Boston And What Went Right

In this first installment of a three-part sequence previewing the 2013 World Series, a look at the Boston Red Sox and their extraordinary season.

10/21/2013

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