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STL 9,  BOS 11
Red Sox win series, 4-0
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Down by five runs in the third inning? No problem as the Cardinals rode Larry Walker's scorching bat to fight their way into an eighth-inning deadlock. But after that, St. Louis ran out of steam. Walker had four hits, a homer and two RBIs.  Full story >


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David Ortiz got Boston off to a red-hot start, rocking a three-run homer in the first on the way to a 7-2 lead. But after the Cards rallied, it was Mark Bellhorn who put the Red Sox ahead to stay in the highest-scoring Game 1 in World Series history.  Full story >

October 23, 2004
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St Louis
0 1 1 3 0 2 0 2 0   9 11 1
Boston
4 0 3 0 0 0 2 2 X   11 13 4
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Renteria, SS4121110.500
Walker, RF5142001.800
Pujols, 1B3000114.000
Rolen, 3B5000005.000
Edmonds, CF4210123.250
Sanders, DH3100220.000
Womack, 2B1100100.000
Anderson, 2B2010000.500
Matheny, C2012010.500
1-Marquis, PR0100000.000
Molina, C1000001.000
Taguchi, LF3111011.333
a-Cedeno, PH-LF2110011.500
Totals3591166916 

a-Singled for Taguchi in the 8th.
1-Ran for Matheny in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Walker 2 (2, Wakefield, Arroyo), Renteria (1, Arroyo), Anderson (1, Foulke).
HR: Walker (1, 3rd inning off Wakefield, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Renteria 3; Walker 9; Edmonds; Anderson 2; Matheny; Taguchi; Cedeno.
RBI: Matheny 2 (2), Walker 2 (2), Taguchi (1), Renteria (1).
2-out RBI: Renteria, Walker.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rolen, Taguchi, Pujols 2, Edmonds 2, Cedeno.
S: Womack.
SF: Matheny 2.
GIDP: Rolen.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Renteria (1, fielding).

 
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF6121004.333
Cabrera, SS4211101.250
Ramirez, LF5032004.600
Ortiz, DH3124201.667
Millar, 1B5110009.200
Mientkiewicz, 1B0000000.000
Nixon, RF3000101.000
b-Kapler, PH-RF1000012.000
Mueller, 3B3111200.333
Mirabelli, C3110013.333
a-Varitek, PH-C2100010.000
Bellhorn, 2B3322202.667
Reese, 2B0000000.000
Totals381113118327 

a-Struck out for Mirabelli in the 6th. b-Struck out for Nixon in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Damon (1, Williams), Millar (1, Williams).
HR: Ortiz (1, 1st inning off Williams, 2 on, 1 out), Bellhorn (1, 8th inning off Tavarez, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 3; Cabrera; Ramirez 3; Ortiz 5; Millar 2; Mueller; Mirabelli; Bellhorn 5.
RBI: Ortiz 4 (4), Mueller (1), Damon (1), Cabrera (1), Ramirez 2 (2), Bellhorn 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Mueller.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Millar 4, Damon, Kapler.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Millar (1, throw), Arroyo (1, throw), Ramirez 2 (2, fielding, fielding).
PB: Mirabelli (1).
DP: (Mueller-Bellhorn-Millar).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Williams 2.187731127.00
Haren 3.22003100.00
Calero 0.112220054.00
King 0.11000000.00
Eldred 0.10000100.00
Tavarez (L, 0-1)1.01210019.00
 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wakefield 3.235552112.27
Arroyo 2.14220407.71
Timlin 1.11110006.75
Embree 0.01100000.00
Foulke (BS, 1)(W, 1-0)1.22001300.00

Embree pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB: Pujols (by Foulke).
HBP: Cabrera (by Williams), Pujols (by Wakefield).
Pitches-strikes: Williams 70-42, Haren 69-41, Calero 17-7, King 11-9, Eldred 5-3, Tavarez 18-12, Wakefield 90-47, Arroyo 37-27, Timlin 9-7, Embree 4-2, Foulke 36-24.
Ground outs-fly outs: Williams 2-4, Haren 5-5, Calero 1-0, King 0-1, Eldred 0-0, Tavarez 2-1, Wakefield 5-4, Arroyo 1-2, Timlin 2-2, Embree 0-0, Foulke 0-2.
Batters faced: Williams 19, Haren 16, Calero 4, King 2, Eldred 1, Tavarez 5, Wakefield 19, Arroyo 11, Timlin 5, Embree 1, Foulke 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Haren 3-2, King 2-1, Eldred 2-0, Arroyo 1-0, Embree 1-0, Foulke 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Ed Montague. 1B: Dale Scott. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Chuck Meriwether. LF: Gerry Davis. RF: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 49 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 18 mph, L to R.
T: 4:00.
Att: 35,035.

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