World Series

Is this what normal baseball looks like?

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Game 5 was mostly about Jon Lester and Adam Wainwright -- rather than some crazy ending -- and Lester got the best of things, extending his incredible postseason run and putting the Red Sox just one victory away from yet another championship.

Most Valuable Red Sox: World Series, Game 5

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The Red Sox are one win away from a World Series title thanks to...

Are the Cards that bad, or is Lester that good?

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It's time to assign blame or praise after Game 5 of the 2013 World Series. Who gets what?

Every World Series team is lucky

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The St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox have exceeded their own expectations all year, but only one team can keep doing it.

Red Sox 3, Cardinals 1: One win away

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The Red Sox are one win away from clinching the World Series thanks to a huge performance from Jon Lester and a big hit from David Ross.

Pedroia, Ortiz give Sox 1-0 lead early in Game 5

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The Red Sox are out to an early lead thanks to first-inning doubles from Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz.

Jonny Gomes, Cleanup Man

11

Every World Series lineup brings another wrinkle, and the Game 5 sets are no exception.

World Series lineups: Same faces, different places

40

It's the same eight men for the Red Sox in Game 5. The only difference is how they're arranged.

Cards' announcer laughs at Sox for holding Wong

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He didn't laugh for very long, though, because the game ended with a rebuttal to his chortling.

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