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Adrian Beltre gets on bended knee, blasts game-tying homer

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Mike Napoli's big home run during Sunday's Game 4 really seemed like a wiffle ball moment, the type of blast you'd use a fat and red bat to launch the mother of all get-around homers.

However, that backyard bit paled in comparison to Adrian Beltre getting down on his usual knee to hit a game-tying home run off Chris Carpenter in the sixth inning of Monday's Game 5. Beltre has been known to execute the one-knee clout better than anybody, but this was its debut on the game's greatest stage.

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One more thing: It's worth noting that sometimes Beltre's prayers goes unanswered. Here he is during a much less successful dip in the fourth inning.

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