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Rob Bradford
September 17, 2008 - 12:20 pm
Mike Lowell addressed the media before tonight's game. Here is a sampling (courtesy Downtown Ian Browne of MLB.com): "The medical term is that they believe my labrum maybe popped in and out of the joint yesterday. That'€™s why it'€™s kind of flared up today. I think that'€™s good news because...
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September 17, 2008 - 12:11 pm
It hasn't quite been the Red Sox /Yankees series of 2003-2005, but this season's series between the Sox and Tampa Bay Rays has been pretty spectacular. Tampa leads the season series, 9-8, and has claimed six one-run victories (the Sox have no such wins against the Rays) as well as one win in 14...
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September 17, 2008 - 7:20 am
A year ago, the Tampa Bay Rays went 66-96, good for the worst record in baseball. Towards the end of the season, however, manager Joe Maddon conjured the formula that he thought his team could use to reach the playoffs. He summarized the concept on T-shirts that he had ready for his Rays team when...
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Rob Bradford
September 16, 2008 - 4:40 pm
Navarro's ninth-inning single off Masterson hands Rays' 2-1 win over Sox --- Mike Lowell emerged from yet another post-game of icing the hip that started hurting back in June -- also in Tropicana Field -- in good spirits, but with no more certainty. He had seemingly aggravated the tear in his right...
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Rob Bradford
September 16, 2008 - 3:11 pm
Red Sox lose, 2-1, on Dioner Navarro's bases-loaded single in the ninth inning. Much more after a trip to the clubhouse ...
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Rob Bradford
September 16, 2008 - 2:34 pm
Sox starter Josh Beckett was about as animated toward home plate umpire Gary Darling as he has been in recent memory, vehemently arguing the judgement that Tampa Bay's Justin Ruggiano was hit by a Beckett fastball. Replays clearly showed that the ball ricocheted off of the butt of the hitter's bat...
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Rob Bradford
September 16, 2008 - 2:08 pm
Carlos Pena hit a Josh Beckett curveball over the left field fence on the first pitch he saw, leading off the seventh inning, knotting the Rays up with the Red Sox at 1-1. It was Beckett's 27th curve of the night. In case you forgot, Pena had a pretty big opposite field homer at Fenway last week,...
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Rob Bradford
September 16, 2008 - 2:01 pm
With one out in the sixth inning, wIth Jason Bartlett hitting and Akinori Iwamura at first, Josh Beckett induced a grounder back to the mound. But with Iwamura running it would appear as though going to first would be the safe play. Beckett no likey playing safe. The Sox pitcher whipped around got...
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Rob Bradford
September 16, 2008 - 1:51 pm
The Red Sox have broken a scoreless tie thanks to Kevin Youkilis ' sacrifice fly, plating Jacoby Ellsbury from third. Ellsbury had reached on an infield single, followed by what was originally ruled another infield hit from Dustin Pedroia and then changed to an error. Another case of super timing...
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Rob Bradford
September 16, 2008 - 1:36 pm
At three minutes before 8:23 p.m., former Red Sox Cliff Floyd (remember that glorious 2002 campaign) lined a single between first and second for Tampa Bay's first hit of the game, with one out in the fifth inning. Floyd came into the game with the most at-bats of any Rays hitter against Beckett,...
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