has four, four-RBI performances in his #postseason
career - the most ever.
's .688 batting average gives him second highest in #WorldSeries
history, behind Billy Hatcher’s .750 in 1990.
with a .688/.760/1.188/1.948 line, with 11 hits in 16-at-bats, 7 runs, 2 doubles, 2 HRs and 6 RBIs.
Series with a .621 OPS - lowest for a champ since 2003 @Marlins
posted a .582.
Series with a .211 batting average - lowest for champ since 1974 @Athletics
's .760 on-base percentage is the second highest in #WorldSeries
history, behind Billy Hatcher’s .800 in 1990.
John Lackey became first @RedSox
starter to pick up a #WorldSeries
win in a Game 6 since Carl Mays went the distance in the 1918 clincher.
join 1979 @Pirates
and 2003 @Marlins
as only teams since 1969 to win #WorldSeries
after dropping Game 3 to fall into 2-1 hole.
Wednesday's Game 6 win at Fenway Park marked first time @RedSox
had clinched #World
Series at home since they beat Cubs in Game 6 in 1918.
John Lackey is looking to become the 1st pitcher ever to start and win the clinching game of a #WorldSeries
for 2 different teams.
The 2013 @RedSox
are trying to join the 1991 @Twins
as the only teams ever to win a #WorldSeries
one season after finishing in last place.
last clinched a #World
Series title at home 95 years ago with a 2-1 win over Cubs in Game 6 of 1918 Fall Classic at Fenway Park.
are 7-9 all-time in potential clinching #WorldSeries
pitchers are holding @Cardinals
to a .218 batting average, a .274 on-base percentage, a .303 slugging percentage and a .577 OPS.
pitchers have held @RedSox
to a .205 batting average and a .585 OPS.
Koji Uehara now has four multiple-inning saves in 2013 #postseason
now has 6 multi-hit games in his #WorldSeries
career, matching Duffy Lewis for the most by a @RedSox
has reached safely at least twice in 6 straight WS games, tying Carl Yastrzemski for longest such streak in @RedSox
currently owns a .733/.750/1.267/2.017 line in the 2013 #WorldSeries
has 11 hits in the 2013 #WorldSeries
, leaving him 2 shy of the record for a single Fall Classic.
Lester joins Smoky Joe Wood (Game 4, 1912) & Rube Foster (Game 2, 1915) as only @RedSox
with at least 7 Ks/0 walks in a #WorldSeries
is second @RedSox
pitcher with at least 4 wins as a starter in a single #postseason
, joining Josh Beckett (2007).
Ortiz’s streak - which began in Game 3 - looked like this: walk, single, intentional walk, single, double, walk, single, double, single.
With a single in the 4th, @davidortiz
matched Billy Hatcher’s 1990 record for most consecutive times reaching safely in a #WorldSeries
When a #WorldSeries
has been tied at 2-2 (42 times before 2013), team that won Game 5 went on to win the title 27 times.
Allen Craig’s four #WorldSeries
pinch-hits are the most ever.
2013 represents 43rd time a #WorldSeries
has been tied at 2 games apiece. In 25 of the previous 42 scenarios, the home team won Game 5.
is first @RedSox
first baseman since Dick Hoblitzell in Game 2 in 1916 to reach safely at least 4 times in a #WorldSeries
has now reached safely at least twice in 5 straight #WorldSeries
contests: a streak dating back to Game 4 of 2007 #WorldSeries
In the four #WorldSeries
games in 2013, @davidortiz
is 8-for-11 with five runs scored, four walks, a double, two home runs and five RBIs.
The 13 games decided by one run in this #postseason
tie 2013 for the most in any #postseason
with a Division Series round.
was hit by a pitch for the seventh time in this year’s #postseason
- the most ever.
Tonight marks the first time the @RedSox
have visited the new Busch Stadium.
are 17-13 all-time in road #WorldSeries
games, and have won their last 4.
Last night was David Ortiz’s 1st loss in a #WorldSeries
XBH – 4th (38)
RBI – 5th (59)
TB – 6th (154)
HR – 7th (17)
Runs – 9th (47)
The 12 Ks recorded by the @Cardinals
in Game 2 are tied for most vs. @RedSox
(Game 2, 1986 vs. @Mets
When the team has two steals in a #WorldSeries
game, the @Cardinals
are 11-6. (2/2)
stole 2 bases in a #WorldSeries
contest for the first time since Game 6 of the 1987 Fall Classic. (1/2)
owns a 1.162 OPS in his #postseason
career – one that has seen him accumulate 203 plate appearances. (1/2)
Only two other players with at least 100 plate appearances have a higher OPS: Babe Ruth (1.211) and Lou Gehrig (1.208). (2/2)
has 38 RBIs in 47 career #postseason
games. Those 38 through his first 47 tie Lance Berkman and @davidortiz
for the most.
is the first @RedSox
player to homer in Game 1 and Game 2 of the same #WorldSeries
is 4-0 with a 1.00 ERA in his four #postseason
starts this year.
has 5 homers this #postseason
, tying a @RedSox
record (Todd Walker in 2003, Ortiz in ’04).
now has 17 career #postseason
home runs, matching Jim Thome for 7th in @MLB
improve to 7-0 when scoring first this #postseason
. They are 1-5 when opposition strikes first.
is 17th pitcher in @MLB
history to win at least 4 games in single #postseason
, the first since Chris Carpenter in 2011.