However, Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz gave up home runs to Miguel Cabrera and Alex Avila in the top of the 6th, widening the Tigers' lead to five runs. This was the biggest ninth inning come from behind victory since the 2007 Mother's Day Miracle against the Orioles and the biggest eighth inning comeback, trailing by 6, since July 3, 1940, against the Athletics, at that time still located in their origin city Philadelphia. The next season, they improved their record to 7884, though still in last place in the AL East. [30], The largest paid crowd in the history of Busch Stadium (47,432) saw the game. 7:30p.m. (EDT) at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. With Ellsbury on first, Pedroia grounded into a fielder's choice in the bottom of the eighth, which ended his streak of reaching base safely in 20 consecutive postseason games at home. American League Division Series - Defeated Tampa Bay Rays 3-1. The series then moved back to Fenway Park, where the Red Sox decisively won the final game on October 30, becoming the World Series champions for 2013. This was the fourth meeting of the Cardinals and the Red Sox in the World Series (previously meeting in 1946, 1967, and 2004). [12], After finishing last in the AL East with a 6993 record in 2012, the Red Sox fired Bobby Valentine and hired John Farrell as their new manager. Boston battled back and took game 2 with Stephen Drew going yard twice for the second time in his career in a single game. Jon Lester, David Ross, John Lackey, Jake Peavy and Franklin Morales would win another World Series with different teams: Peavy with the 2014 Giants, Morales with the 2015 Royals, and Lackey, Lester and Ross with the 2016 Cubs. Jul 26, BOS (61-43) lost to BAL, 0-6, 107. Red Sox owner John Henry said after the game that the parade would take place on Saturday, November 2. - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers. In the bottom of the eighth inning, the Red Sox were able to load the bases, and David Ortiz crushed a two-out grand slam to tie the score at 55 off the first pitch from new Detroit pitcher Joaqun Benoit. The St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox have released their rosters in anticipation of the 2013 World Series.. On July 30, Boston acquired starting pitcher Jake Peavy from the White Sox in a three-way deal, sending infielder Jos Iglesias to the Tigers and Avisal Garca from Detroit to Chicago. [37][38][39], Uehara tied John Wetteland, Robb Nen, Troy Percival, and Brad Lidge for most saves in one postseason year, with 7 (since then, Greg Holland matched this record the next year). Scores from any date in Major League history, Minor, Foreign, College, & Black Baseball, Frequently Asked Questions about MLB and Baseball, Subscribe to Stathead Baseball: Get your first month FREE. In game 2 the Red Sox put themselves back to a 1.5 game lead, including Shane Victorino's steal of home in a delayed double steal with Dustin Pedroia, who agreed to a seven-year contract extension through the 2021 season a day later. They protested that Middlebrooks' feet were in the air as he was getting up when Craig ran over him. In 2022, they would set the all-time wins record for a battery with their 203rd victory, passing pitcher Warren Spahn and catcher Del Crandall.[68]. The ceremonial first pitch was thrown by 1985 NL MVP Willie McGee. On May 30, signed 3B Mario Martinez for a minor league contract. John Farrell coached the team. The Red Sox had a shaky opening in Game 1, with Jon Lester surrendering solo home runs to Sean Rodriguez and Ben Zobrist. * - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? Red Sox pitching struck out five batters, all looking. Mike Napoli hit a 445ft blast of a solo home-run off of Detroit's Anbal Snchez (who had surrendered no hits to the Red Sox in Game 1), igniting a 3-run second inning that saw David Ross and Jacoby Ellsbury also drive in runs. Boston scored three runs in the top of the 9th inning on May 16. Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. In Oakland the Red Sox bats went cold, scoring only 6 runs in 3 games, and losing the remaining 2 games which led to a season series split of 33. He was immediately relieved by Junichi Tazawa who stranded both runners. Earlier in the day, the New England Patriots had a stunning comeback of their own, with quarterback Tom Brady throwing a touchdown with 5 seconds left to beat the New Orleans Saints at home by a score of 3027. In the postseason, the Red Sox first defeated the AL wild card Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS. Papelbon repeated the feat again on May 29 as the series shifted to Philadelphia. The Red Sox won the fourth game on October 27 to tie the series at 22, then won the last of three games at Busch Stadium on October 28 for a 32 lead. With one out in the bottom of the fourth, Matt Holliday hit a solo shot to center field to tie the game. Middlebrooks tried to keep the ball on the infield, but it skipped into foul territory. [citation needed], The top-seeded Cardinals opened the playoffs by defeating the #4 seed Pittsburgh Pirates in five games in the Division Series. In the bottom of the ninth with one out, Koji Uehara took the mound and gave up a double on his first pitch to Allen Craig which advanced Yadier Molina, who singled earlier in the inning, to third. We present them here for purely educational purposes. Michael Wacha left the game with six earned runs in 3 2/3 innings of work. John Lackey, who pitched a scoreless eighth, made his first relief appearance since 2004 and first in the postseason since 2002. In the seventh inning, the Red Sox' defense let them down. Red Sox Chasing Ninth World Series Title In Franchise History With the bases loaded and one out, Mike Napoli doubled to left-center, scoring Ellsbury, Pedroia and Ortiz, the latter after Shane Robinson misplayed a carom off the wall. The note, which was hung in Boston's dugout, read: "From our city to your city: Our hearts and prayers go out to you, Boston. May 23, BOS (28-20) lost to CLE, 3-12, 77. Ortiz later put an exclamation mark on the game with a 2-run shot to right in the 7th, for his 4th HR of the postseason. - unknown, for minors. "That's where it all starts. The next time a team won at their home stadium was when the Houston Astros won the 2022 World Series.[48]. Uehara struck out pinch hitter Matt Adams on three pitches for the third out. Following their Opening Day triumph, the Red Sox improved to 20 on Wednesday, April 3, in the second tilt of the three-game series, in a game that saw offseason acquisition Joel Hanrahan rack up his first save as a Red Sox. The Boston Red Sox today announced the team's 25-man active roster for the 2013 World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox closed April by falling, 97, on the road to the Blue Jays. Clickable Select answers by clicking on text or image buttons Select answers by clicking on text or image buttons Best Score? After that Peavy settled in and pitched himself out of a bases loaded, nobody out situation in the fourth. Dempster recovered and closed out the 81 victory by striking out Matt Adams. Sep 28, BOS (97-64) lost to BAL, 5-6, 162. Were They on the 2013 Red Sox World Series Roster - Sporcle . The first two games of the series were held at Fenway Park, with the Red Sox winning on May 27 but then losing, 31, on May 28, in a game in which former Boston closer Jonathan Papelbon was awarded a save. the official stats partner of the NBA, NHL and MLB. Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. Record: The Rays took game one and shrunk the lead to just .5 games, the smallest margin since Boston took over the lead in the AL East on May 27. World Series 2013: Cardinals vs. Red Sox Position-by-Position Breakdown Meanwhile, Lester was brilliant for the Red Sox, pitching 7+23 scoreless innings. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame members Carlton Fisk and Luis Tiant, both of whom played in historic Game 6 of the 1975 World Series, threw ceremonial first pitches. This was the Red Sox first World Series loss since Game 7 in 1986, and St. Louis snapped Boston's nine-game winning streak in the World Series. Logos were compiled by the amazing hide this ad. The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. . [27] After Boston starter Clay Buchholz, pitching through a shoulder injury, was removed for a pinch-hitter after four innings, five Red Sox relievers combined to hold St. Louis to one run on three hits the rest of the way. Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury set a Red Sox record with five stolen bases in the game. The Red Sox won the first game at Fenway Park on October 23, followed by the Cardinals winning the second game on October 24 to tie the series 11. A young Indians fan presented the Red Sox with a sign he wrote in red ink and ornamented with hearts. But in the bottom of the seventh, Matt Holliday hit a line drive off of reliever Junichi Tazawa that just got past a diving Will Middlebrooks that drove in two, and Holliday advanced to third on the throw. Dustin Pedroia, 2B. Associated Press October 31, 2013, 12:11 AM. The Miami Marlins have been to the playoffs once in the last 19 seasons. On May 1, signed C Isaias Lucena for a minor league contract. [28], In the bottom of the ninth inning, Boston reliever Brandon Workman stayed in, having pitched in the eighth inning and having batted in the top of the ninth, striking out in his first professional at bat. The 2013 Boston Red Sox played 162 games during the regular season, won 97 games, lost 65 games, and finished in first position. The Red Sox also placed closer Joel Hanrahan on the disabled list with a hamstring injury.[14][15]. The Red Sox battled back in the top of the 9th inning, tying the game with runners on second and third base, and closer Koji Uehara's efforts retired two batters easily in the bottom of the 9th, until Tampa Bay catcher Jos Lobatn suddenly crushed a walk-off solo home run. The Red Sox added to their lead in the bottom of the seventh with Ortiz hitting a two-run home run off Kevin Siegrist to give them a 70 lead. Bogaerts was first on the Red Sox's radar in 2009 during a workout in Aruba, a Dutch Caribbean island. In the bottom of the eighth Lester allowed a one out double against Freese and Koji Uehara took over the mound for a four out save after Kozma hit a fly ball to left field for the second out of the inning. Both games saw the first major league wins for Brandon Workman, in his third start, and Drake Britton respectively. Boston failed to complete the sweep, however, with starting pitcher Ryan Dempster relinquishing a 42 defeat in his Red Sox debut the following evening. Red Sox include Martinez (ankle) on ALDS roster - Koji Uehara went 18 1/3 scoreless innings before allowing Billy Butler's homer in the eighth inning of the night game. The trend began during spring training, when outfielder Jonny Gomes arrived considerably unshaven. [27] Boston won Game 6 in a rout, by scoring six runs on the Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha, who had previously been unbeaten in the playoffs. Having lost the first game on April 30, the Red Sox won the next two games 101 and 31 on May 1 and 2. Aug 18, BOS (73-53) lost to NYY, 6-9, 128. Seth Maness relieved Lynn and ended the inning by striking out Bogaerts. World Series 2013: Cardinals and Red Sox set rosters Tiger pitching again came out strong, with starter Max Scherzer holding the Red Sox hitless through five innings. Craig stumbled over the fallen Middlebrooks and Daniel Nava, who backed up the play, quickly fired to home but third base umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction and gave Craig home plate, scoring the first obstruction walk-off win in a World Series ever. St. Louis threatened first with back-to-back hits in the second by Allen Craig, who hit a wallball leadoff single, and Yadier Molina with another single to left field. 34,979. Down on their last strike, Boston scored against New York's closer Mariano Rivera in the ninth and took game one in extra frames. The Boston Red Sox finalized their 25-man World Series roster Wednesday morning, and not only does it remain unchanged, it does not fuel any speculation about the status of starter Clay Buchholz. Boston closer Koji Uehara held Detroit hitless in the top of the ninth inning. So without further ado, let's delve into the prospective Red Sox roster for the 2013 postseason. Game 5 saw a battle of the aces with Adam Wainwright on the short end as Lester pitched another gem of 7 2/3 innings. 97-65-0, He was joined by compatriot and set-up man Junichi Tazawa, and middle relievers Brandon Workman and Craig Breslow. Full-year historical Major League statistics provided by Pete Palmer and Gary Gillette of Hidden Game Sports. Like the previous two series in the Bronx, Boston could take 2 out of 3 games against New York. The 2013 Boston Red Sox won the World Series. Jul 24, BOS (61-42) lost to TBR, 1-5, 104. The top-seeded Red Sox opened the playoffs by defeating the fifth-seeded Tampa Bay Rays in four games in the Division Series. Win Expectancy, Run Expectancy, and Leverage Index calculations provided by Tom Tango of, and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. [citation needed]. Or write about sports? Wainwright matched Lester until the seventh inning, when a ground-rule RBI double by David Ross and RBI single by Jacoby Ellsbury scored Xander Bogaerts and Stephen Drew to give Boston a 31 lead. Sep 18, BOS (92-61) lost to BAL, 3-5, 156. In the bottom of the second inning, Stephen Drew led off with a pop-up in front of the pitcher's mound. John Lackey induced two flyouts against Matt Adams and David Freese, before the runners advanced on a wild pitch, but Lackey ended the threat by striking out Jon Jay. Guesses Remaining. Team marketing started campaigns to take advantage of the beards' popularity. With Pete Kozma, who pinch-ran for Freese, scoring on the throw, the ball got away from catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. The Royals ended a season-opening streak of 16 games by Red Sox starters allowing three runs or less, tying an AL record achieved by the Oakland Athletics in 1978 and 1981. Uehara ended the game by picking off pinch runner Kolten Wong, earning his first save of the series and the sixth in this postseason. They were joined by outfielders Carlos Beltrn and Matt Holliday, third baseman David Freese, and first baseman Matt Adams. 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Dating back to 2004, the Red Sox have scored a run in the first inning for five straight games against the Cardinals in postseason play and have won nine straight World Series games. 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox' subsequent comeback attempts failed, and Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal struck out the side in the bottom of the ninth to end the game. St. Louis had back-to-back leadoff singles in the second and third by Carlos Beltrn and David Freese, latter advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by Pete Kozma but was left in scoring position. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. The Rangers took the next two games, on May 4 and 5, by respective scores of 51 and 43. David . Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Saturday, March 4, 12:52AM. [23], In the second game of the doubleheader, Kansas City narrowly beat Boston 54 in 10 innings to win the weekend series (and sweep the doubleheader), as a result of Lorenzo Cain walking with two outs and bases loaded in the 10th inning. American League ( AL) Team Record: 97-65. In the top of the fourth, the just awarded AL Golden Glove winner on second base, Dustin Pedroia, committed a fielding error on a possible double play ball with one out and Craig on first. Boston threatened early with two walks and a single, which could not score David Ortiz from second, in the top of the second. (Schedule and Results), Postseason: Won World Series (4-2) Flix Doubront, who relieved Buchholz after four innings, pitched 2 2/3 innings before giving up his only hit, a double by Shane Robinson. However, the Red Sox also signed high-priced free agent flops Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramrez, neither of whom became productive players. Copyright 2000-2023 Sports Reference LLC. In search for run support the offense gave Lackey 13 runs in game three, the most in any start for him this season, to extend the winning streak to five and extending the lead in the AL East to a season-high 8+12 games but failed to sweep the four-game set when Workman gave up a walk-off wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth after Rivera suffered his second blown save in the series while trying for a two-inning save. But Lackey induced another flyout against Matt Holliday. Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. The inspired play of the Red Sox took them from last place the previous season to American League East champions with a 28-game turnaround, helped by Farrell's calming presence and familiarity with some of the players. It wasn't until the top of the fifth inning before the Red Sox got on the board themselves, when pinch hitter Mike Carp grounded into a fielder's choice off Cardinals starter Joe Kelly. Red Sox set roster for 2013 World Series | Boston Red Sox Use without license or authorization is expressly prohibited. With one out, Jon Jay hit a grounder to second baseman Dustin Pedroia. The Boston Marathon bombing on April 15 helped inspire a season-long rally for the Red Sox in support of the victims and the city of Boston. Of the 2004 Red Sox team, only David Ortiz will be on the roster for the 2013 World Series, and nearly all of that series' main figures (Francona, La Russa, Pujols) have moved on. John Lackey received absolutely no run support for the fifth time of his last 11 starts and four or less runs in the ninth game over the same stretch. We present them here for purely educational purposes. They set a new Major League Baseball record for hitting efficiency with runners in scoring position, hitting .330 (447for1,355), the best in baseball since the Boston Red Sox hit .312 in 1950,[10] also beating the 2007 Detroit Tigers, and 1996 Colorado Rockies with a .311 average. One-year: In both 2016 and 2017, the Red Sox finished atop the AL East with identical 9369 records; however, both seasons ended in the division series, losing to the Cleveland Indians 30 in the 2016 ALDS, and the Houston Astros 31 in the 2017 ALDS. With the bases loaded with one out and Craig Breslow pitching in relief, Matt Carpenter hit a fly ball to left field, but the runner on third beat the throw home, tying the game. For the Orioles to win the franchise's first World Series since 1983, they're likely going to have to aim higher. 2013 Boston Red Sox baseball Roster on In the series finale, the Red Sox were trailing by five in the ninth, but scored six runs for their 11th walk-off win in 2013.

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