Pedro Martinez sparkled over seven shutout innings, retiring the final 14 batters he faced, and Manny Ramirez homered and drove in a pair as the Red Sox moved one win away from their first World Series crown since 1918. More >
2004 World Series
Pedro preps for defining start Pedro Martinez's 332nd career start will be his biggest -- he gets the call in tonight's Game 3 of the World Series with the chance to give the Red Sox a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Cardinals. Full story >
Foulke proves elite in saving Sox If not for closer Keith Foulke's performance against the Yankees, the Red Sox would never have mounted their historic comeback in the ALCS. Foulke's inspiration? Try the Yankees' Mariano Rivera. Full story >
Curt Schilling, pitching with a sutured right ankle for the second consecutive postseason start, tossed six stalwart innings to help lead the Red Sox to a 6-2 win in Game 2 and a 2-0 World Series lead over St. Louis.
Mark Bellhorn's two-run, eighth-inning homer snapped a 9-9 tie and sent the Red Sox to the win in the opener of the 2004 World Series at Fenway Park. David Ortiz drove in four runs to pace the potent Boston attack. More >
10/22: RED SOX PREVIEW
2004 World Series
Wakefield gets second chance If Tim Wakefield hadn't pitched in the decisive Game 7 of the ALCS last season, and the Red Sox had won that game, he would have started Game 1 of the World Series at Fenway Park against Florida. Full story >
Best hitters get biggest stage For two of the game's best hitters, the playoffs have been a showcase. Albert Pujols of the Cardinals and David Ortiz of the Red Sox must now prove themselves on the highest stage. Full story >
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