The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game 6 of the Series Wednesday night for their 8th World Series Championship and the first Red Sox championship clinched at Fenway Park since 1918.
Boston started the scoring in the bottom of the third inning with a double from Shane Victorino scoring Jacoby Ellsbury, David Ortiz and Jonny Gomes. The Red Sox added three more runs in the fourth inning for a 6-0 lead.
Cardinals rookie pitcher Michael Wacha lasted just 3.2 innings, giving up six runs and on five hits. Wacha, 22, entered Game 6 with a 4-0 record and a 1.00 ERA in the 2013 postseason.
The Cardinals stranded nine runners in Game 6.