World Series Game 4 (St. Louis v Boston)

RedSox-Cardinals

I might have to remention this again, but the Cardinals got lucky again. I was unfortunately unable to watch Game 3 due to real life situations, but it looks like the Cardinals are getting lucky at the right time.

SCORING PLAYS:

1ST INNING:

  • Matt Holliday singled to right, Matt Carpenter scores from second
  • Yadier Molina singled to left, Matt Holliday scores from second
  • Cardinals 2-0

5TH INNING:

  • Mike Carp grounded into a fielder’s choice to second, Xander Bogaerts scored from third, Jarrod Saltamacchia out at second
  • Cardinals 2-1

6TH INNING:

  • Dustin Pedroia singled to left, Shane Victorino scored from third
  • Tied 2-2

7TH INNING

  • Matt Holliday doubled to left, Matt Carpenter and Carlos Beltrán scored from second and first, Holliday to third advancing on throw.
  • Cardinals 4-2

8TH INNING

  • Daniel Nava grounded into fielder’s choice to second, Jacoby Ellsbury scored from third.
  • Xander Bogaers singled to shallow center, Shane Victorino scored from third.
  • Tied 4-4

9TH INNING

  • Jon Jay grounded into fielder’s choice at Second, Yadier Molina out at home. Allen Craig scored on a interference error by Will Middlebrooks
  • Cardinals 5-4

Composite Score for the World Series, Red Sox 14, Cardinals 10

Looking back at the Game 3 Pitchers.

Jake Peavy

Jake Peavy last night.

  • 4 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, BB & 4 SO
  • BAA .333, ERA 4.50 & 1.75 WHIP
  • Per 9 Numbers: 13.5 H, 2.25 BB, 9 K. K/BB is 4.00
  • GRADE: 65.28% (D)

Peavy’s Postseason Numbers.

  • 12.2 IP, 16 H, 10 ER, 4 BB & 8 SO
  • BAA .296, ERA 7.11 & WHIP 1.58
  • Per 9 numbers: 11.37 H, 2.84 BB, 5.68 K. K/BB is 2.00
  • GRADE: 51.75% (F)
  • Rates: 28.57% H, 17.86% R, 7.14% BB, 14.29% K

Peavy’s Prediction Last night: 4 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 2 BB & SO

RED SOX POSTSEASON REPORT CARD:

JON LESTER: 82.61% (B) (ALDS)/79.05% (C) (LCS)/95.65% (A) (WS)

JOHN LACKEY: 52.08% (F) (ALDS)/96.67% (A) (LCS)/70.18% (C) (WS)

CLAY BUCHHOLZ: 65.74% (D) (ALDS)/59.90% (F) (LCS)

JAKE PEAVY: 86.27% (B) (ALDS)/-31.48% (F) (LCS)/65.28% (D) (WS)

BULLPEN: 86.36% (B) (ALDS)/ 92.69% (A) (LCS)/69.14% (F) (WS)

Joe Kelly

Kelly last night

  • 5.1 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 3 BB & 6 SO
  • BAA .111, ERA 3.38 & WHIP 0.94
  • Per 9 numbers: 3.38 H, 5.06 BB, 10.13 K. K/BB is 2.00
  • GRADE: 76.04% (C)
  • Rates: 9.52% H & R, 14.29% BB, 28.57% K

Kelly’s 2013 Postseason numbers.

  • 16.2 IP, 20 H, 11 R (10 ER), 4 BB & 8 SO
  • BAA .286, ERA 5.40 & WHIP 1.74
  • Per 9 numbers: 10.80 H, 4.86 BB, 10.26 K, 1.08 HR. K/BB is 2.11
  • GRADE: 60.33% (F)
  • Rates: 21.51% H, 11.83% R, 9.68% BB, 20.43% K, 2.15% HR

Kelly’s Prediction last night: 4.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 5 SO & HR

CARDINALS POSTSEASON REPORT CARD

ADAM WAINWRIGHT: 89.58% (B) (NLDS)/80.95% (B) (LCS)/ 62.22% (D) (WS)

LANCE LYNN: 29.49% (F) (NLDS)/78.03% (C) (LCS)

JOE KELLY: 71.88% (C) (NLDS)/65.15% (D) (LCS)/76.04% (C) (WS)

MICHAEL WACHA: 90.91% (A) (NLDS)/96.34% (A) (LCS)/76.85% (C) (WS)

BULLPEN: 80.81% (B) (NLDS)/88.01% (B) (LCS)/74.71% (C) (WS)

Clay Buchholz

Clay Buchholz, will be making his first start in the World Series. This will be Buchholz’s first start against the Cardinals.

Buchholz’s 2013 Postseason Numbers.

  • 16.2 IP, 19 H, 10 ER, 5 BB, 15 SO & 3 HR
  • BAA .275, ERA 5.40 & WHIP 1.44
  • Per 9 numbers: 10.26 H, 2.70, 8.10 K, 1.62 HR. K/BB is 3.00
  • GRADE: 62% (D)
  • Rates: 26.03% H, 13.70% R, 6.85% BB, 20.55% K, 4.11% HR

Lance Lynn

Lance Lynn returns to the World Series tonight, will be making his first start after appearing in 5 of the 7 games in the 2011 World Series.

The World Series numbers.

  • 5.2 IP, 7 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO & 2 HR
  • BAA .292, ERA 6.35 & WHIP 1.76
  • Per 9 numbers: 11.12 H, 4.76 BB, 6.35 K, 3.18 HR. K/BB is 1.33
  • GRADE: 54.90% (F)
  • Rates: 26.92% H, 15.38% R, 11.54% BB, 15.38% K, 7.69% HR

Lynn’s 2013 Postseason Numbers.

  • 11.2 IP, 14 H, 7 ER, 7 BB, 12 SO & HR
  • BAA .286, ERA 5.40 & WHIP 1.80
  • Per 9 numbers: 10.80 H, 5.40 BB, 9.26 K, 0.77 HR. K/BB is 1.71
  • GRADE: 60% (F)
  • Rates: 25.45% H, 12.73% R & BB, 21.82% K, 1.82% HR

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Which pitcher has the EDGE in tonight’s game?

  • Clay Buchholz: Walks
  • Lance Lynn: Hits, Runs, Strikeouts, Home Runs

Buchholz had a short season with the Boston Red Sox. He had appeared in 16 games this season. Buchholz is a 2 time all star and is with the Boston Red Sox up to 2017 (Team Option with Buyouts in 2016 and 2017). Buchholz will make $19.7 million in 2014 and 2015.

Buchholz’s 2013 numbers.

  • 108.1 IP, 75 H, 23 R (21 ER), 36 BB, 96 SO & 4 HR
  • BAA .188, ERA 1.74 & 1.02 WHIP
  • Per 9 numbers: 6.23 H, 2.99 BB, 7.98 K, 0.33 HR. K/BB is 2.67.
  • GRADE: 84.62% (B)
  • Rates: 18.03% H, 5.53% R, 8.65% BB, 23.08% K, 0.96% HR

Lynn has been a one-sided pitcher for the Cardinals, good at home, shaky on the road. Lynn’s 2013 numbers this season.

  • 201.2 IP, 189 H, 92 R (89 ER), 76 BB, 198 SO & 14 HR
  • BAA .238, ERA 3.97 & WHIP 1.31
  • Per 9 numbers: 8.43 H, 3.39 BB, 8.84 SO, 0.6 HR. K/BB is 2.61
  • Rates: 22.08% H, 10.75% R, 8.88% BB, 23.13% K, 1.64% HR

WORLD SERIES GAME 4 PREVIEW

Game 4

Prediction:

Clay Buchholz: 5.2 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 6 SO & HR

Lance Lynn: 5.1 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 6 SO

PICK: The Dropkick Murphy’s will tell the Cardinals that this series will be “…SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON”. BOSTON WINS GAME 4

Busch Stadium

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