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Jeff Curry / USA TODAY Boston relief pitcher Koji Uehara, left, and catcher David Ross, right, celebrate the Red Sox’s 3-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game five of the World Series at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

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ST. LOUIS — David Ross has no illusions about his hitting ability.

“There’s a reason I’m hitting sixth, seventh or eighth in the order,” the Boston Red Sox’s backup catcher said. “It’s because I’m not very good at hitting.”

However, the guy who batted just .216 during the regular season saved arguably the biggest hit of his career for Game 5 of the World Series on Monday night.

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