Will Julian Tavarez Regret Taking On Red Sox Nation?

Will Julian Tavarez Regret Taking On Red Sox Nation?

Red Sox starting pitcher Julian Tavarez takes a seat on the team bench after being pulled from the game during the top of the seventh inning. The Boston Red Sox host the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, MA on Monday, September 4, 2006.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / John Bohn)

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" 'It felt good,' Tavarez said [regarding his standing ovation on Monday], 'but I didn't tip my hat to them. I hear that they cheered for me, but that is something they have not done in the past. I never played for a city that booed the players even when you're five or six games ahead in first place. We go out there and don't get the job done, we get booed by the fans.

'That doesn't make me happy and I'm sure a lot of players are very concerned about that.' " -- 9.4.06, Julian Tavarez after his one decent outing

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