Jon Lester outdueled Adam Wainwright again as the Red Sox took a 3-2 lead in the World Series beating the Cardinals, 3-1, at Busch Stadium. Adam Wainwright took his second loss of the series despite striking out 10 and allowing three runs in seven innings. Matt Holliday's home run in the fourth was the only run St. Louis would score. Boston tries to close out the series in Game Six at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.
The World Series now shifts back to Boston. Today is a travel day for the Cardinals and Red Sox, who will play Game Six of the best-of-seven series tomorrow night at Fenway Park. It's a rematch of Game Two, with Michael Wacha opposing John Lackey. If needed, Game Seven is Thursday.