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The teams were introduced before the game.
The Red Sox are seen during the National Anthem.
John Farrell shook hands with Cardinals manager Mike Matheny.
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A view of Fenway before the game.
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A fan closed his eyes during the National Anthem.
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Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski threw out the first pitch with three Medal of Honor winners.
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Cardinal's shortstop Pete Kozma dropped a potential double play ball in the first inning.
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Pedroia was called out, but John Farrell argued the call and the umpires reversed the ruling.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny argued as well.
Jon Lester started for the Red Sox.
Mike Napoli hit a three-run double in the first inning.
David Ortiz slid across the plate with the third run in the first inning.
The Red Sox and fans celebrated in the first.
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Red Sox fans reacted to a run scored during the second inning.
Jacoby Ellsbury and Dustin Pedroia celebrated as David Ortiz scored on Napoli's double.
Red Sox fans reacted to a play.
Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright and catcher Yadier Molina allowed a popup to land between them.
The Cardinals infield and manager Mike Matheny visited the mound in the second.
David Ross forced John Jay, right, at the plate and then threw to first to complete a double play in the fourth.
Red Sox fans celebrated as David Freese grounded into a double play to end the fourth inning.
Jon Lester sounded off with David Ross as a double play ended the fourth.
Jim Dowd, left, and Chris Cody, both of Simsbury, Conn., wore beards in support of the Red Sox.
David Ortiz and Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina watched Ortiz’s two-run home run in the seventh inning.
David Ortiz rounded the bases following his homer.
Jon Lester allowed no runs as he pitched into the eighth inning.
Fans cheered for Lester as he departed.
David Ortiz smiled as fans chatted with him in the eighth inning.
Jacoby Ellsbury, Shane Victorino, and Daniel Nava ran off the field.
The Red Sox won Game 1 behind strong pitching and hitting.
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