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Sox sting Rays on Middlebrooks' clutch double

Sox sting Rays on Middlebrooks' clutch double

MLB.com Updated May 16, 2013
The Red Sox were down to their last strike when Will Middlebrooks reversed their fortunes dramatically. The slugger turned on a 1-2, 85-mph changeup from Rays closer Fernando Rodney with two outs in the top of the ninth and drilled a three-run double th…
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  • Red Sox's Hanrahan undergoes Tommy John

    Red Sox's Hanrahan undergoes Tommy John

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 16, 2013
    Red Sox reliever Joel Hanrahan underwent Tommy John elbow reconstruction surgery Thursday, one of his agents reported.
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  • David Ortiz selling bats brandishing famous Boston speech quote…

    David Ortiz selling bats brandishing famous Boston speech quotes to benefit bombing victims

    yahoo.com May 16, 2013
    You know the speech we’re talking about. It happened prior to the Boston Red Sox April 20 game against the Kansas City Royals, which was their first game at Fenway Park following the tragic events at the Boston Marathon and the subsequent manhunt that p
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  • Lester now fifth on Sox's all-time strikeout list

    Lester now fifth on Sox's all-time strikeout list

    MLB.com May 16, 2013
    Jon Lester, who is still six months shy of his 30th birthday, joined select company on Wednesday night when he moved into fifth place on the Red Sox's all-time strikeout list.
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  • Slump buster: Eight-run third inning snaps skid

    Slump buster: Eight-run third inning snaps skid

    MLB.com May 16, 2013
    An eight-run uprising in the third inning, which included four straight knocks with runners in scoring position, seemed to take the weight of the world off the shoulders of the Red Sox, who rolled to a 9-2 victory over the Rays on Wednesday night at Tro…
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  • Price 'unlikely' to make next start due to injury

    Price 'unlikely' to make next start due to injury

    MLB.com May 16, 2013
    David Price left Wednesday night's 9-2 loss to the Red Sox after 57 pitches with a left triceps strain, but the Rays won't know until Thursday the extent of the injury or how long it will sideline the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner.
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  • Video - Red Sox Rally Past Rays 00:33

    Red Sox Rally Past Rays

    May 16
    Will Middlebrooks' three-run double in the ninth inning gave the Red Sox a 4-3 win over the Rays.

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