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The ball popped out of Will Middlebrooks's glove as he tried to get the Cardinals' Allen Craig out at third base.
An obstruction call on Middlebrooks cost the Red Sox a lead in the World Series.
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Craig scored the winning run for the Cardinals' 5-4 victory in Game 3.
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Craig appeared to be out at home plate, but the umpire called him safe.
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The Red Sox reacted to the controversial call.
The loss is sure to go down in history.
The World Series will stay in St. Louis for the next two games.
Will Middlebrooks reacted after the game.
Red Sox manager John Farrell argued the call as the Red Sox walked off the field in shock.
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Executive vice president of baseball operations Joe Torre and the umpires addressed the media about the call.
Earlier in the game, Dustin Pedroia reached for the ball.
Shane Victorino was hit by a pitch from Carlos Martinez in the eighth inning.
Daniel Nava retrieved a ball that was hit by the Cardinals' Matt Holliday that scored two runs in the seventh inning.
Junichi Tazawa headed to the dugout at the end of the seventh inning.
Carlos Beltran scored as Jarrod Saltalamacchia waited for the throw in the seventh inning.
The Cardinals had a 4-2 lead in the seventh inning.
David Ortiz spoke with Beltran in the seventh inning.
Craig Breslow was pulled from the game in the seventh inning.
Ortiz missed a throw from Xander Bogaerts in the seventh.
Nava was congratulated in the sixth inning for an RBI single.
Nava's single scored Shane Victorino.
Jacoby Ellsbury was safe at first base in the fourth inning.
Cardinals starting pitcher Joe Kelly reacted after striking out Nava in the fourth inning.
Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy reacted after getting the last out of the fourth inning.
Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz waited for a pop-up by Joe Kelly in the fourth.
Xander Bogaerts hit a triple in the fifth inning.
Third base coach Brian Butterfield gave Bogaerts a high five.
Mike Carp's single scored Bogaerts from third base.
Bogaerts was congratulated by his teammates.
Stephen Drew struck out during the fifth inning.
David Ortiz hit a single in the sixth inning.
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Daniel Nava grounded out in the second inning.
Nava struck out in the fourth.
Ortiz tagged out Matt Holliday at first base in the third inning.
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Teammates surrounded Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy in the first inning.
The ball got past Xander Bogaerts in the first inning.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia struck out in the third inning.
Jacoby Ellsbury struck out at the start of the game.
The Cardinals had a hot start off the Red Sox and scored twice in the first inning.
A single by Matt Holliday (not pictured) scored Matt Carpenter.
Peavy had a rocky first inning as the Cardinals took the lead.
Peavy allowed two runs on six hits over four innings.
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The Red Sox were able to tie the game twice but never had the lead.
Victorino went after Matt Holliday's hit that scored Matt Carpenter.
Jacoby Ellsbury missed Holliday's hit in the third inning.
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