World Series Game Capsule

Updated: October 28, 2013

St. Louis, MO ( – Jonny Gomes raised his right arm rounding
first base. He pumped his fist, crossed his arms and thumped his chest. He
wasn’t supposed to be in the Red Sox lineup, yet he delivered their biggest
hit. Gomes cracked a three-run homer in the sixth inning Sunday night to break
a tie and lead Boston to a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of
the World Series. The Red Sox tied the series at 2-2 after losing Game 3
Saturday night on the first walk-off obstruction call in World Series history.
Gomes — a late replacement when Shane Victorino was scratched from the lineup
because of lower back tightness — homered into the Boston bullpen behind left
field off reliever Seth Maness, who had just entered for St. Louis starter
Lance Lynn. It gave the Red Sox a 4-1 lead, backing four gutsy innings by
starter Clay Buchholz. Allen Craig, hobbled by an injured foot, hit a one-out
single in the ninth off Koji Uehara and Carlos Beltran came to the plate as
the tying run with two outs, but Uehara picked off pinch-runner Kolten Wong to
end the game. Game 5 of the best-of-seven series is Monday night in St. Louis.