10/28/2013 1:10 A.M. ET
Did you know? World Series Game 4: BOS 4, STL 2
By Jason Mastrodonato / MLB.com
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.
• 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.
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.