Red Sox Take Game 5 of 2013 World Series

There were no ninth inning heroics or controversial calls in this game. Both starting pitchers, Adam Wainwright, for St. Louis and Jon Lester, for Boston, lived up to their reputations and this game was a classic pitchers dual. Boston scored one run in the first inning, and Lester gave up a towering home run to straight away center field by Matt Holliday in the fourth, but that was score, 1 to 1 until Boston took the lead for good in the seventh inning, scoring two runs, one on an Ellsbury RBI single.

Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara came into the game with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning and retired all four batters he faced, and the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals by a score of 3 to 1. The teams now head back to Boston for Game 6 Wednesday night, with Boston holding a commanding three games to two games advantage in the best of seven series.

Click here for Paul Doyle’s story, and click here for Jeff Jacobs column. When was the last time the Sox won the Series at home? Jacobs tells you that in this story.

Fans reach for a ball tossed to them from a Red Sox player as he left the field after pre game warm-ups. From  left, are. an unidentified girl, Hanks Edwards, 10, of Missouri, Yianni Georgacacos, 9, and his father, Aki, of Calgary.

Fans reach for a ball tossed to them from a Red Sox player as he left the field after pre game warm-ups. From left, are. an unidentified girl, Hanks Edwards, 10, of Missouri, Yianni Georgacacos, 9, and his father, Aki, of Calgary.

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