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World Series Notebook

AP Baseball writer Jim Salter shares some thoughts on the Red Sox and the Cardinals, and the 2013 World Series. . .

10/28/2013

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)

Sox Even Up Series

Jonny Gomes hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Sunday night, tying the World Series at two games each.

10/28/2013

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 26: Manager John Farrell #53 and Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox argue an obstruction call with Home Plate Umpire Dana DeMuth #32 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.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 3

The Cardinals won game 3 on a controversial call. Here are five things you missed.

10/27/2013

Red Series Obstruction Call (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A Closer Look At The “Obstruction” Call

Baseball Umpire Jim Joyce made the controversial call that gave the St. Louis Cardinals a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night and a 2-1 World Series lead.

10/27/2013

Joe Torre, John Hirschbeck (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

What Does The Rulebook Say?

Text of Major League Baseball’s obstruction rules, cited by third base umpire Jim Joyce in the ninth inning of Game 3 in the World Series on Saturday night.

10/27/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: Pete Kozma #38 of the St. Louis Cardinals scores in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 2

The Cardinals tied it up in game 2 of the 2013 World Series. Here are five things you missed.

10/25/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox looks on from the dugout against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

World Series Even As It Heads To St. Louis

Michael Wacha won again in October and the St. Louis Cardinals got just enough help from Boston, beating the Red Sox 4-2 Thursday night to tie the World Series at 1-all.

10/24/2013

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Sports Verdict: Bigger World Series Impact? Koji Uehara Vs. Michael Wacha

The Cardinals and Red Sox are squaring off against one another yet again this year in the Fall Classic. While much of the spotlight will fall on marquis players like David Ortiz, a battle over a limited seven game sample such as this often boils down to X-Factors.

10/24/2013

Photo Credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images

Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 1

Game 1 of the 2013 World Series is in the books. Here are five things you missed from the game.

10/24/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 23: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a home run in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game One of the 2013 World Series at Fenway Park on October 23, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Sox Cruise To World Series Opening Win

Mike Napoli hit a three-run double right after the umps reversed a blown call, Jon Lester made an early lead stand up and the Red Sox romped past sloppy St. Louis 8-1 Wednesday night for their ninth straight Series win.

10/23/2013

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