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Lucky flowers for the Red Sox

OAKLAND, Calif. — Mike Napoli and Jonny Gomes went to Seattle’s Pike Place Market on Tuesday for lunch and picked up a bouquet of wildflowers on their way out to give to third base coach Brian Butterfield as a joke.

Butterfield put the flowers in the dugout and the Sox won that night. The same thing happened on Wednesday and Thursday.

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