WS awards: Best & best from Game 4

Just when you thought this World Series couldn’t get any

weirder, Game 4 happened. Here’s your best from yet another

unpredictable finish.

Best singing face by a member of an American country music

group singing the national anthem before the game: Jay

DeMarcus (right) of the Rascal Flatts blows the flatus horn during

a rendition of the “Star-Spangled Banner,” showcasing the secret

behind all of the group’s hit songs.

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Best use of warm-up pitches by a starting pitcher:

Clay Buchholz works on his slider before an extremely important

game. Looks like he’ll do just fine.


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Best use of glove as hand: Stephen Drew only needs

his larger leathery hand to make this wonderful one-handed



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Best use of kidney to block play at plate: Though

by kickball rules David Ortiz was out on this play, he displayed a

veteran’s prowess by using his internal organs to absorb the blow

from Matt Holliday’s throw to home.


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Best use of home run to throw bat in dirt and run around

the bases screaming: Jonny Gomes wasn’t even supposed to

be in Sunday’s lineup. So you can imagine his jubilation when he

creamed one over the wall to break the game open. He can thank

Shane Victorino’s tight back for this one.

Best friends: Mike Napoli and Gomes.


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in-game catching lesson: With Ortiz making a few

rare appearances at first base this Series due to the National

League’s archaic rule which forces pitchers to embarrass themselves

at the plate and sluggers to embarrass themselves in the field,

Dustin Pedroia thought it a good opportunity to give a free lesson

to the 17-year veteran.

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Best conclusion to a game following a game that ended in a

walk-off obstruction call: A walk-off pick off, of


Best Old Hoss Radbourn tweet:

See you all for Game 5