It Takes Two to Tango

It Takes Two to Tango

Manny Ramirez won a wild one for the Red Sox tonight with a bottom of the eighth inning solo home run, his second round tripper of the night, as Boston defeated the Mariners 8-7 at Fenway Park. Here he raises his arms in triumph as the crowd goes wild in the backround as the ball sails out of the park.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

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"The timing was perfect. He absolutely leaned on it. He hit that ball like a power left-hand hitter. I can see why he probably admired it." -- 5.3.07, Terry Francona on Manny's home run. Ramirez, surprisingly, didn't comment after the game

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Jacoby Ellsbury, batting leadoff

(Pawtucket Red Sox Photo)

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BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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