4 real? Four at bats that changed the game. Red Sox vs Rangers 5-4-13

Game 30: Red Sox fall 5-1
Last night's lop-sided loss to texas just didn't feel right, so the Red Sox took to the field again on Saturday night to play the Rangers in the second game of the series. While the Red Sox hit the ball hard, the balls just didn't fall their way, and Texas escaped with their second win in as many nights. Here are the four at bats that changed the game:

1) Bottom of the first inning, and Ian Kinsler starts the game off with a towering homerun to left field. Watch the replay and watch Daniel Nava. His reaction is priceless.Watch Kinsler's homerun here. 1-0 Rangers

2) Top of the second inning, and it doesn't take long for Boston to respond. Daniel Nava, Boston's leader in OPS (on base plus slugging percentage), ropes a single up the middle to score David Ortiz, who was on second from a double he hit earlier to extend his hitting streak to 24 games. 1-1 tie.

3) Bottom of the forth inning, and the bases are loaded for Craig Gentry. Gentry hits a ground ball to Will Middlebrooks at third and his throw to first is a bit wide. It's possible that Mike Napoli could have caught it for the out, or at least could have stepped off the base to keep the ball in the infield and only let one run score. Whatever the case, the error allows two runs to score and puts the Rangers in the lead, 3-1. See the debacle here.

4) Bottom of the eight inning, and Craig Gentry is facing Koji Uehara with a man on first. Uehara's 2-2 pitch misses the location and is too high, and Gentry pulls it over the left field wall to take what was a close 3-1 game to a 5-1 lead for Texas late in the game. Any steam the Sox had for the ninth inning is blown away. Uehara, who only gave up four homeruns all season last year, is already up to three this year. Watch Gentry's homerun here.

The Red Sox bats went quiet in the ninth inning, and Boston now has to win tomorrow to avoid a sweep. The matchup should be a good one, as Jon Lester faces Yu Darvish at 3:05 in Texas.

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