The Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals after six innings Monday night, taking a 3-2 World Series lead.
After a complete review of MLB Rule 7 and the obstruction definition under Rule 2, some interesting things have come to light. Also, further review of the play also adds an interesting dimension.
One day after the Cardinals walked off (tripped off?) with a win on an obstruction call, Game 4 ended with St. Louis rookie pinch-runner Kolten Wong caught leaning.
Boston beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Sunday night in Game 4 of the World Series.
Allen Craig’s wild trip over Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks likely made for the most crazy, chaotic October finish of all-time.
World Series television ratings have risen by 21 percent. Game 3 received a 7.4 rating.
Unfortunately for the Red Sox, neither Saltalamacchia — nor anyone else tagged Allen Craig after he missed home.
Game 3 was highlighted by a contentious obstruction call. Umpire Jim Joyce had no doubts over the call.
The Cardinals won game 3 on a controversial call. Here are five things you missed.
Third baseman Will Middlebrooks tripped Allen Craig for a game-ending obstruction call on Jon Jay’s ninth-inning grounder, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a bizarre 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night and a 2-1 World Series lead.
“Well, we love playing here at Busch Stadium. Like I said, it’s a sea of red,” pitcher Joe Kelly said as the World Series shifts to St. Louis.
The St. Louis Cardinals have remained an elite franchise in the years following slugger Albert Pujols’ departure to the Los Angeles Angels.
In Game 2 of the 2013 World Series, the Red Sox took a page out of the Cardinals’ defensive Game 1 nightmare and allowed the Cardinals to get out of Boston with a split.
The Cardinals tied it up in game 2 of the 2013 World Series. Here are five things you missed.
Former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera made a tantalizing — but not at all serious — offer to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday: another farewell tour, this time in the NL.