Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 9/9/13
Will Middlebrooks tied the game with a homer off Mariano Rivera in the ninth, but Boston still fell 4-3 to New York Sunday (Getty Images) Jan-Christian Sorensen Contributing Writer The recent flood of Red Sox runs was bound to dry up at some point.   The spigot was shut for the Red Sox on Sunday as Boston fell 4-3 to the Yankees in the finale of the four-game weekend series in the Bronx. After posting a gaudy 54 runs and 64 hits, 13 doubles, 17 home runs and a .386 average in the past four games, the Sox only managed nine hits and four runs in Game Four, giving up the win when Brandon Workman uncorked a wild pitch in the ninth. The last-gasp win for the Yankees instantly turned storied closer Mariano Rivera from goat to hero, making him the winner only a half-inning removed from blowing the potential save by giving up a game-tying home run to Will Middlebrooks. Rivera worked the final two innings and struck out three, while Workman was saddled with the loss and slipped to 5...
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