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October 03, 2008 - 2:40 pm
 It is factually inaccurate to credit the Angels and the residents of Southern California with the invention of the ThunderStix. I recall sitting in the bleachers for a World Series game at Yankee Stadium in 2000 or 2001 in which the very same inflatable apparati had been distributed. I do not...
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October 03, 2008 - 11:05 am
The short-series format lends itself to all kinds of fascinating anomalies. The better team does not always win, and the best players do not always perform to their reputations. The flip side of that coin is that players have an opportunity to emerge from relative obscurity to assume momentary...
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Rob Bradford
October 03, 2008 - 5:32 am
Something you might have noticed during Wednesday night's Red Sox win, and if you didn't you should pay attention to tonight -- Dustin Pedroia is getting pitched around ... big time. And don't think he isn't taking note. "I started noticing it in September," he said. "Certain teams pick which guys...
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Rob Bradford
October 02, 2008 - 10:28 am
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October 01, 2008 - 9:14 pm
 TOP 1: LESTER'S EARLY STRUGGLES Jon Lester , who wound up logging seven innings and allowing just one unearned run, said that '€œa little bit of everything'€ was working. '€œIt seemed like once the game started flowing I got better command.'€  But he was in trouble early, loading the...
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October 01, 2008 - 6:22 pm
Jonathan Papelbon wasted little time, fanning Mike Napoli on a 95 m.p.h. fastball. After pinch-hitter Kendry Morales lined a single to right, Erick Aybar fanned on a splitter in the dirt. Papelbon punctuated his outing by blowing away Chone Figgins on a 95 m.p.h. fastball. He needed just 13 pitches...
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October 01, 2008 - 6:09 pm
September was the worst month of Jonathan Papelbon 's career. The Red Sox closer gave up seven runs in 11.1 innings, suffering a 5.56 ERA that was the worst of his career while getting tagged by opposing hitters for a .347 average, also marking the worst mark for a single month of his big-league...
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October 01, 2008 - 6:08 pm
After Jed Lowrie hit a leadoff single to the opposite field to start the ninth, Jason Varitek dropped a perfect sacrifice bunt down the first-base line. Varitek had just two sacrifices this year during the regular season, and has 38 in his career. He had one prior sacrifice in the postseason, in...
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Rob Bradford
October 01, 2008 - 5:52 pm
The Angels began the inning with an homage to the Rally Monkey , mixing in a Shrek montage with the cute critter. Again, the Jumbotron getting it done. Round 1: Masterson/ Jacoby Ellsbury . The Red Sox centerfielder saved his rookie relieving friend by making a spectacular diving catch of a Mark...
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October 01, 2008 - 5:42 pm
With two outs in the top of the eighth, Mike Lowell checked his swing on a 2-2 Scot Shields curveball and hopped out of the batter's box in obvious pain. It was on a check swing against the Yankees on Friday that Lowell re-aggravated his torn hip labrum, and he may have done something similar in...
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