You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Christopher L. Gasper

Red Sox at a loss to figure out Game 3 defeat

ST. LOUIS — The Red Sox felt cheated. The St. Louis Cardinals felt elated. Observers of Game 3 of the World Series felt confused.

A wild game had a wild denouement that will be recalled for years to come for both its obscurity and its chaos. The Red Sox lost Game 3 of the World Series at Busch Stadium in the bottom of the ninth on an interference call on third baseman Will Middlebrooks that allowed the winning run to score and the Cardinals to take a two games to one lead in the series.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week