4 real? Four at bats that changed the game. Red Sox vs Royals. 4-21-13 Gm 2

Game 18 (night game): Royals win 5-4 in 10 innings
The balls leaving Fenway today made the Friendly Confines feel like a bandbox, and both the Red Sox and Royals combined for four homeruns in Allen Webster's Red Sox debut. In the end though, what settled the score was a walk. Unfortunately, Wesbter's debut was spolied by rare poor relief pitching by the Red Sox, and they let the Royals leave town by taking two games from Boston today.
 Here are the four at bats that changed the second game of the double header:

1) In the bottom of the second inning, and the Red Sox down 1-0 on an Alcides Escobar single, big time power hitter Mike Napoli came to the plate absolutely obliterated a Jeremy Guthrie breaking ball by sending it completely over the Green Monster and into the parking lot behind Fenway Park. Click here to watch this bomb.

2) Top of the fifth inning, and the Red Sox lead 3-1. Webster is calm and collected and only given up three hits so far. In two swings, however, the Royals tie it up as George Kottaras (right field bullpen) and Alex Gordon (first row of Green Monster) both hit no doubters to tie the game at three.

3) Bottom of the ninth inning, and the Red Sox and Royals are tied at 4. After Pedro Ciriaco strikes out, Jacoby Ellsbury singles and steals second, and Dustin Pedroia is intentially walked. Mike Napoli has a chance to be a hero, but his intentions come up short and he hits it hard, but not long enough and he flies out to deep center field. It was a great two innings for Kelvin Herrera, as he fans three and only gives up one hit in two innings of relief.

4) Top of the tenth inning and Andrew Miller happened. Miller gave up a single to Alex Gordon, walked Escobar and gave up an Eric Hosmer single to load the bases for Lorenzo Cain, who has crushed the Red Sox this weekend. Miller didn't let Cain do it to us again with his bat though. Instead, Miller walked Cain and allowed the winning run to walk home to beat the Red Sox 5-4.

What an opportunity for Allen Webster to pitch in his first Major League Baseball game. He pitched well enough for the win (6 innings, 5 hits, two earned runs, 5 strikeouts) but the two homeruns in the fifth hurt him. Red Sox Nation will be happy to see him pitch again later in the season.

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