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Photo by Bob DeChiara / USA TODAY Boston's David Ortiz hits a two-run home run against St. Louis during the 7th inning of Game One of the World Series on Wednesday in Boston at Fenway Park.

Boston crushes St. Louis in Game 1

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BOSTON -- The World Series got off to as poor a start as possible for the St. Louis Cardinals.

The Red Sox jumped to a 5-0 lead after two innings thanks in part to sloppy St. Louis defense, Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran exited in the third due to a right rib contusion, and Boston cruised to an 8-1 rout in the series opener Wednesday night at Fenway Park.


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