But that was it for Boston. David Ross struck out and pinch-hitter Mike Carp, batting for pitcher Clay Buchholz, grounded out.
A fired-up Lynn yelled in excitement and did a little shimmy-shake as he headed back to the dugout.
Doubront is pitching on consecutive days for the fourth time in his major league career. The last time was Sept. 19-20, 2011.
SCORING FIRST: St. Louis takes advantage of an error by center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury to score an unearned run in the third inning for a 1-0 lead.
Carlos Beltran _ who else in October? _ knocks in Carpenter with a single. That makes Beltran 8 for 10 with runners in scoring position this postseason.
The Cardinals are 8-0 when scoring first this postseason.
FINDING A WAY: It’s evident Buchholz is missing his best stuff. Not a surprise. The velocity on his fastball is down about 3-4 mph from his average heater this season.