Oct 22, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (50) speaks to the media on the day before game one of the World Series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Image Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

PostCards: World Series Game 5 - St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox

The St. Louis Cardinals host the Boston Red Sox in Game 5 of the World Series.


Overall, the Cards are 13-17 in Game 5′s. During the World Series, they hold a 6-10 mark in Game 5, with a 2-6 record at home. The last Game 5 win came in 2006 against the Detroit Tigers to clinch the 10th World Series championship.

Upon being tied 2-2 after Game 4, the Cards have won 8 of 10 championships. Upon taking a 3-2 lead in the World Series, the Cards have won 4 of 7 championships. When trailing 2-3, the Cards have won 4 of 5 championships.

In games played on October 28th, the Cards are 1-0. It was on this date in 2011 that they won the 11th series championship.

Cardinals Lineup:
Matt Carpenter (2B)
Shane Robinson (CF)
Matt Holliday (LF)
Carlos Beltran (RF)
Yadier Molina (C)
Allen Craig (1B)
David Freese (3B)
Daniel Descalso (SS)
Adam Wainwright(P)

Red Sox Lineup:
Jacoby Ellsbury (CF)
Dustin Pedroia (2B)
David Ortiz (1B)
Jonny Gomes (LF)
Daniel Nava (RF)
Xander Bogaerts (3B)
Stephen Drew (SS)
David Ross (C)
Jon Lester (P)

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