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David Ross doubles in go-ahead run in 7th, gets thrown out at home to end inning

The Red Sox have a two-run lead thanks in part to David Ross, but possibly could have a larger lead if not for David Ross. Crazy game, that baseball ...

H. Darr Beiser-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross laced a double down the left field line to give his team a 2-1 lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning of Game 5 of the World Series.

Ross, who entered the game 1-for-8 with four strikeouts in the series, made his second hit of the night against Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright count.

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The ball skipped over the wall, temporarily preventing the Sox from adding another run as Stephen Drew was forced to remain at third base.. However, Jacoby Ellsbury looped a single into center field two batters later to plate Drew. Ross was thrown out at the plate for the third out of the inning.

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The Red Sox are two and a half innings away from taking a 3-2 lead back to Boston.