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Dirty Trick

Game Two at Fenway Park. Cleveland's Trot Nixon receives congratulations from Jhonny Peralta after his game-winning hit against the Red Sox.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Stan Grossfeld)

Nixon's the One; Sox Come Undone

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Schilling Comes Up Small in Big Game, His Words

"I think we all know how a player can cross over to the dark side, but I fully expect that I'm the enemy coming in here... I was excited to finally get in there - it was 1:30 in the morning. For some reason I felt some calmness in the batter's box. If you can keep your emotions in check, you have a better chance. I didn't hit it hard, but I hit it where I needed to." -- 10.14.07, Trot Nixon on the game-winning hit

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Kapler's Corner: Give Them Credit

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

Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox

ProJo:

Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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