2013 World Series

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 30: Koji Uehara #19 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with David Ross #3 after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game Six of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Pitching Staff, Real MVPs Of 2013 World Series

John Lackey gives up one run as Boston starters dominate six-game World Series for third Red Sox title in 10 years.

10/31/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: Michael Wacha #52 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wacha Is Key To St. Louis’ Title Hopes In Game 6

Michael Wacha is 4-0 this postseason with a 1.00 ERA, and the St. Louis Cardinals send him to the mound in an elimination Game Six at Fenway Park.

10/30/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 28: Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 28, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Boston Pitchers Silence St. Louis Bats So Far This Series

After another dominant Red Sox effort on the mound in Game Five, the Cardinals bats will have to wake up if they want to win the title.

10/29/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 27: Koji Uehara #19 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with teammate Mike Napoli #12 after throwing out Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals to win Game Four of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. The Red Sox defeated the Cardinals 4-2. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Baseball Aficionados Rejoice As Red Sox Game 4 Win Ensures Series Will Be Won At Historic Fenway Park

The St. Louis Cardinals would probably have chosen not to return to Fenway Park, but now after a pitching letdown in Game Four, they’ll have no choice – and that’s great for baseball and its fans.

10/28/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 26: Brandon Workman #67 of the Boston Red Sox is removed from the game in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 26, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Boston May Learn Losing Close Ones Is Hard To Overcome In October

Baseball analysts cite win-loss record in close games as a sign. But what does it mean in the postseason?

10/27/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: A fan poses for a photo during Game Two of the 2013 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park on October 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

World Series Game Three Most Important In Series

In any seven-game series, Game Three is perhaps the most pivotal one. Who will win it on Saturday?

10/26/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: Trevor Rosenthal #26 and Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox 4-2 in Game Two of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Boston Faces World Series Adversity For First Time Since 1986

The Boston Red Sox had not lost in the World Series since Game Seven of the 1986 World Series, after sweeping in both 2004 and 2007.

10/24/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 23: Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals walks back to the dugout during Game One of the 2013 World Series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on October 23, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Fast Starts Often Mean Big Wins In Baseball Playoffs

A big, early lead in a baseball playoff game always means victory, as the Boston Red Sox demonstrated once again in Game One of the 2013 World Series.

10/24/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates as Mark Ellis #14 of the Los Angeles Dodgers strikes out as the Cardinals defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

World Series Preview Part 2: Stats Don’t Lie; St. Louis Earned Their Spot In The Series

In this second installment of a three-part sequence previewing the 2013 World Series, a look at the St. Louis Cardinals and their consistent success.

10/22/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19: Jonny Gomes #5 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates after defeating the Detroit Tigers in Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox defeated the Tigers 5-2 to clinch the ALCS in six games. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Detroit Bullpen Falters Again, Hands Boston ALCS

The Boston Red Sox advanced to the World Series with a Game Six win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night, marking the second time in the matchup that the Detroit bullpen couldn’t hold a late-inning lead at Fenway Park.

10/20/2013