Middle 9th, 4-2 Cardinals: A perfect inning from Koji Uehara, but that’s nearly to be expected at this point. Only three outs left for the Red Sox, and Trevor Rosenthal is on for St. Louis.
End 8th, 4-2 Cardinals: The Red Sox had something going, but ultimately couldn’t score off Martinez, and they’re down to their final three outs.
Ellsbury reached via an error by Carpenter on what looked like a pretty routine ground ball. Victorino and Pedroia both struck out to follow, but Ortiz hit a chopper up the middle and reached after a diving Carpenter had no play with the ball.
Up stepped Napoli in the big spot, but he could only muster a weak pop-up to shallow left, where Kozma was able to make the catch to end the inning.
Koji Uehara, who hasn’t pitched since Saturday, is in to try to keep the score at 4-2 "
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