When NESN Nation awarded Red Sox outfielder Darnell McDonald the "Royale With Cheese" player of the game award on Sunday, we had no idea he'd follow it up with an 0-for-4 night on Monday.
So, in fear of there existing some Madden cover-like jinx, we've decided to go against our usual instincts and give the player of the game award to an opposing player.
Therefore, Texas' Mike Napoli receives our "Don't Pull That Again" player of the game award for his sixth-inning home run off Sox starter Erik Bedard, which extended the lead to 4-0.
Check out the video above to hear Nate Hinchey's curse speculation, as well additional reasoning as to why Napoli earned tonight's prestigious honor.
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