Mark Loretta was mobbed by teammates after his dramatic walkoff double gave Boston a 6-5 victory over the Indians.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

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"Well, somebody told me he tackled Youkilis, so I have to check the tape. Big Papi doesn't know what to do on the other end of those things, so he took a shot and he's afraid he's going to get suspended for taking Youkilis down, but, yeah, I don't think he was upset at all." -- 8.2.06, Mark Loretta, on the other side of the walkoff winner

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