Santanaheim Shutdown

Santanaheim Shutdown

Ervin Santana

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Angels Rook Cooks Sox Bats in 4-2 Win

On the Main Stage: Arroyo Plays a Short Set
Johnny Giveth and Taketh Away with the Glove
Something Wild: Chadford Pitch Doesn't Help Matters
Rentererror (No. 23) Delivers Double in the Clutch
Hello Tito: DiNardo is Not the Answer in a Close Game
Anaheimlich Maneuver: Big Bats Can’t Complete Comeback

''He's going to make a greater impact going forward, no doubt about that. It's hard, oftentimes, your first year in a new town. Look at the big contracts out there. It's tough. You don't always make an immediate impact. But he's too good a player to not play better. But even what he's doing now is not a disaster." -- 8.20, Theo Epstein on ER, the $40 shortstop

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Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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