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  1. Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera (40) celebrates as Boston Red Sox's Sandy Leon grounds out for the last out of a baseball game in the ninth inning at Fenway Park, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Boston. The Royals won 6-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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    BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 26: Junichi Tazawa #36 of the Boston Red Sox delivers in the seventh inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals on August 26, 2016 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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  2. BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 26: Junichi Tazawa #36 of the Boston Red Sox delivers in the seventh inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals on August 26, 2016 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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    BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 26: Junichi Tazawa #36 of the Boston Red Sox delivers in the seventh inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals on August 26, 2016 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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  3. BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 26: Junichi Tazawa #36 of the Boston Red Sox looks on in the seventh inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals on August 26, 2016 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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    BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 26: Junichi Tazawa #36 of the Boston Red Sox delivers in the seventh inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals on August 26, 2016 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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  4. Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts heads to the dugout after his ground-out in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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    BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 26: Dustin Pedroia #15 high fives Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox in the sixth inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals on August 26, 2016 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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  5. BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 26: Steven Wright #35 of the Boston Red Sox looks on from the dugout in the fifth inning during a game against the Kansas City Royals on August 26, 2016 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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    BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 26: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox looks on in the fifth inning during a game against the Kansas City Royals on August 26, 2016 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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