Red Sox blast their way to 2-2 tie

Red Sox blast their way to 2-2 tie
October 28, 2013, 12:00 am
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Boston Red Sox left fielder Quintin Berry (50) dives back safely to first base against St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams (53) during the eighth inning of game four of the MLB baseball World Series at Busch Stadium.

(Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jonny Gomes hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 Sunday night, tying the World Series at two games each.

David Ortiz added three hits and also encouraged the Red Sox, shouting at his teammates from second base after a double and later gathering them for a huddle in the dugout.

Inserted into the starting lineup about 75 minutes before gametime because Shane Victorino had a stiff back, Gomes was 0 for 9 in the Series before connecting off reliever Seth Maness.

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