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One of the more important moments of Game 4 might be something that happened off the field.

Chris Sale went nuts in the Red Sox dugout after the Dodgers took a 4-0 lead, attempting to get a spark out of his team.

Whatever he yelled at his teammates, it certainly worked. Right after Sale's rant, Mitch Moreland drilled a three-run home run and Steve Pearce tied things up with a solo shot.

The Red Sox' sluggish offense finally broke through in the late innings to top the Dodgers, 9-6. Sale won't be credited with anything in the box score for Game 4, but manager Alex Cora acknowledged the impact Sale's speech had on the team.

"We felt that we had no energy, actually none whatsoever," Cora said. "It had to do with Rich Hill, the way he was throwing the ball. Obviously the big swing by Yasiel. But one thing about our team, we keep playing. It's been like that the whole time. We know that in the last third of the game we've been really good throughout the season, in the playoffs, and Mitch with a big swing and that got us going."

 

Sale's screaming was so intense, it scared youngster Rafael Devers.

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