5 plays that saved the game for the Boston Redsox in Game 4 of the ALCS

If the Boston Redsox go to the World Series, it will largely be because of some major heroics.

When the bard sings a song about Game 4 of the 2018 ALCS there are a few plays that will be featured in the tale. You don't have to go looking for how they beat the Houston Astros because all those plays are right here.


Benitendi's catch

With the bases loaded in the bottom of the 9th inning, Alex Bregman hit a blast to left field. Outfielder Andrew Benitendi made a diving catch that quite literally saved the game for the Redsox.


Mookie's missile

With the Astros down 8-5, Tony Kemp led off the 8th inning with a line shot to right field. Kemp is fast and it looked like a sure double until Mookie Betts fired a missile to second base that beat Kemp. That changed the entire makeup of the inning.


Jackie's jack

Down 5-4 in the 6th inning, the Boston Redsox took a lead they would never relinquish when Jackie Bradley Jr. drilled a two-run homer.


The homer that wasn't

Perhaps the biggest play of the night was a run that didn't score. That's because Jose Altuve thought he had hit it out of the park, but home plate umpire Joe West called fan interference and ruled Altuve out instead. That said, the replay shows fans actually leaning back (well into the stands) to try and get out of the way of the Boston Redsox outfielder. The call was upheld.


Devers RBIs

While it wasn't as immediately impactful as some of the other plays on this list, it gave the Redsox a 2-0 lead and some energy to begin Game 4 of the ALCS.

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