Thursday, October 24, 2013
Red Sox Takes Game 1 rout Cardinals
The Boston Red Sox routed St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series opener 8-1. Mike Napoli hit a three-run double right in the first inning, Jon Lester made sure no runs while striking out eight in 7 2/3 innings.
"He's been doing it all year," said Mike Napoli. "He's a big time pitcher. We have all the confidence in the world when he's out there throwing the baseball."
David Ortiz was not able to hit a grand slam because of Carlos Beltran, he catch the ball but it sent him straight to hospital with bruised ribs. Beltran is day to day after X-rays were negative. Big Papi later hit a two-run homer following third baseman David Freese's bad throw.
Game 2 will be played Thursday night, rookie sensation Michael Wacha 22 will be starting for St. Louis against John Lackey. Wacha is 3-0 with a 0.43 ERA this postseason.