Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/17/13
Game 42: Sox win in extras, 3-2. The Red Sox had many opportunities to put this game away, but when Boston put men on base, they just could not get the runs home. Dustin Pedroia grounded into two double plays and the Red Sox left 11 men on base and only went 2-10 with men in scoring position, but they got it done in extra innings off of a sacrifice fly, and as long as you score more runs than the opponent, you win games! Here are the four at bats that changed the game: 1) Top of the first inning, and the Red Sox use an error to score early. Facing Vance Worley, Daniel Nava hits a ball to the second baseman, Brian Dozier. Because of where it is hit, Nava will easily beat out the throw, but Dozier chucks it anyways, and he throws in away to put Nava at second. Later, David Ortiz singles to right field to score Nava. 1-0 Red Sox. 2) Bottom of the third inning, and Clay Buchholz is dealing. After striking out five in a row in the first and second innings, the third inning starts a b...
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