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Even call to Koji Uehara couldn’t save Red Sox

ST. LOUIS — Koji Uehara inherited what was a listing ship, but he had been there many times before, and almost all the time turned imminent disaster into another Red Sox victory.

Not Saturday night. Not it Game 3 of the World Series at Busch Stadium, with the crowd a sea of Cardinals red and an imaginary red light flashing over Boston’s championship hopes. Not with one of the wackiest endings of all time about to befall his Red Sox.

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