Wednesday, October 30, 2013

10/30/2013 St Louis Cardinals 1, Boston Red Sox 6

Fenway Park, Boston, MA
World Series Game 6

The WEIRD SERIES...ends with Game 6.

This is Boston celebrating. They would have liked to celebrate at home, and they did.
Mike Napoli gets a Golden Sombrero...but Boston still wins. Mike Matheny calls for 3 intentional walks, 2 of those 3 baserunners ended up scoring. Think about that what you will. Or not.

Scorekeeper's Note: The weirdest play happens in the bottom of the 5th inning, Boston already up 6-0, Jacoby Ellsbury on 1B after reaching on an error (Matt Carpenter's 2nd errah of the Series). During Dustin Pedroia's AB, Ellsbury heads for second...and returns safely on a 1-3-4-3-6-3 PO attempt. According to the Rules - this is not a Stolen Base would have been considered an attempt only if Ellsbury was either safe at 2B (successful), or caught at either 1B or 2B as a result of the Pick-off (unsuccessful). You can't give credit for something that didn't result in either outcome, regardless of the intention at the time.

Boston wins the Series 4-2. Cue "Dirty Water."

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