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