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What they were thinking: Making the play

Every Sunday, Boston Globe photographer Stan Grossfeld asks the subject of one of his photos to explain what’s happening in the shot.

Who’s up today: Mike Napoli, Red Sox first baseman, has a face full of chain as he tosses to the pitcher after fielding a ground ball from Baltimore’s Chris Davis in the ninth inning. The previous batter, Adam Jones, had hit a home run, April 8, 2013.

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