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Red Sox piece it together on mound

With Clay Buchholz and some unexpected help, John Farrell solves Game 4 puzzle

Updated: October 28, 2013, 10:41 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

ST. LOUIS -- This wasn't Luis Tiant throwing 163 pitches on three days' rest in Game 4 of the 1975 World Series, or Pedro Martinez coming out of the bullpen with a bad shoulder to pitch six innings of no-hit relief in the deciding game of a playoff series against the Indians in 1999, or Big Schill and the Bloody Sock of 2004.

But in a fair-minded world, one willing to recognize the extraordinary high-wire act Clay Buchholz executed for four innings against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday ...

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