The Cardinals and Red Sox are squaring off against one another yet again this year in the Fall Classic. While much of the spotlight will fall on marquis players like David Ortiz, a battle over a limited seven game sample such as this often boils down to X-Factors.
As baseball joins the headlong rush toward video replay, the Beantown Blooper in Game 1 of the World Series is proof that many, if not most, of the bad calls in baseball don’t require replay to resolve.
Game 1 of the 2013 World Series is in the books. Here are five things you missed from the game.
The Boston Red Sox didn’t make any changes to their roster for the 2013 World Series, which the team announced on Wednesday morning.
WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche breaks down the Red Sox-Cardinals World Series matchup!
This young right-hander, almost unhittable lately, is the talk of October. He’ll start Game 2, facing hitters who have never seen him.
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.
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.
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.
Both the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals hold 3-2 edges in their respective League Championship Series, and both have Game Six — and Game Seven, if necessary — at home. If the Red Sox and the Cardinals advance, it would be a rematch of the 2004 World Series, which Boston won in four straight.