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Did you know? World Series Game 4: BOS 4, STL 2

Did you know? World Series Game 4: BOS 4, STL 2

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A look at some notable facts and figures from the Boston Red Sox's 4-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the World Series at Busch Stadium on Sunday night.

• The Red Sox improved to 8-4 all time in Game 4 of the World Series.

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Jonny Gomes was 0-for-9 during the World Series before his three-run home run in the sixth inning. Gomes entered Game 4 with a .125 career average in the postseason, the lowest of any active player with at least 40 at-bats.

• With his double and two singles, David Ortiz climbed from a tie for seventh to a tie for fifth for the highest slugging percentage (.795) in World Series history. Ortiz was 3-for-3 with a walk and has a .727 average in the Series.

Clay Buchholz pitched four innings, allowing one run, while averaging just 89.5 mph with his four-seam fastball. He averaged 92.5 mph with his four-seam fastball throughout 2013.

Felix Doubront threw 2 2/3 innings, allowing one run while earning the win. A starter for most of the season, Doubront has pitched in back-to-back games for the first time since 2011.

Junichi Tazawa earned his fifth hold this postseason, tying the record for most by a Red Sox pitcher in a single postseason (Mike Timlin had five in 2003).

John Lackey pitched a scoreless inning out of relief, his first appearance out of the bullpen since 2004.

Koji Uehara had only two career pickoffs before his pickoff of Kolten Wong ended Game 4.

Stephen Drew hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded to snap a streak of 11 straight postseason starts without an RBI, which was tied for second-longest in Red Sox history during a single postseason.

Xander Bogaerts has six walks this postseason, third most in postseason history by someone age 21 or younger.

Quintin Berry improved to 29-for-29 in his career on stolen-base attempts.

• The Red Sox struck out eight times and tied a postseason record with 142 strikeouts. The 2010 Giants also struck out 142 times.

Allen Craig hit a pinch-hit single in the ninth inning, improving to 2-for-2 while pinch-hitting this World Series.

Carlos Beltran's RBI gave him 14 in 15 games this postseason.

• The Cardinals have seven players hitting at least .278 during the World Series; the Red Sox have just one (Ortiz).

• The Cardinals have lost just two of their last nine home games in the World Series since 2006.

Jason Mastrodonato is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @jmastrodonato. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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