Ellsbury Pumps Life Into Red Sox

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NEW YORK — Between games of yesterday’s marathon doubleheader, the Red Sox [team stats]’ confidence ebbed so low that their hanging heads could’ve dragged the infield at Yankee Stadium.

And now?

Jonathan Papelbon is writing bumper stickers.

“Gotta grind to shine,” Papelbon said before the closer added, “Going to go ball in Baltimore.”

A 14-inning, 5-hour, season-saving win will turn anyone into Ricky Bobby.

Fittingly, it was Jacoby Ellsbury [Read Full Article »

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