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Tuesday, October 26, 2004
Red Sox 11, Cardinals 9. Game 1 recap. (Yahoo!)

Sloppy Firsts. "Are these Sox hitters stubborn or what? They saw 190 pitches on the night, or 24 per inning. They just do not give away at-bats. Of course, it doesn't help that the Cards have almost no power pitchers on the staff, making for long ABs (and, at four hours, a very long game). St. Louis only struck out three guys on the night. With Morris and Suppan going the next two games, get used to it." (The Hardball Times)

Red Sox 6, Cardinals 2. Game 2 recap. (Yahoo!)

Bloody Sunday. "This game was one dull ache punctuated by searing jolts of pain. The truly painful moments were all the same. In the first, fourth, and sixth innings the Sox had two on and two outs. And each of those times, like clockwork, they got a big hit (two of those times in a two-strike hole). And the hits weren't bleeders either -- all three were ringing shots. One single, one double, one triple, and that was your ballgame." (The Hardball Times)

Game 3: When to drink? (Batgirl)




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