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Sox Win Tokyo-yo Opener

Manny Ramirez reacts after hitting a double for two RBIs against the Oakland Athletics in the 10th inning of their season opening MLB American League baseball game in Tokyo March 25, 2008.

(Getty Images Photo / Junko Kimura)

He's Still Standing at the Plate Watching the Ball
But Manny's Double Trouble for A's

Final in 10, Sox 6, A's 5: Manny Double Puts Sox Up in 10th
Moss Homer Ties It Up in 9th
| Opening Game Log | Game 1 Box Score

Shipping Up to Mosston

Outfielder Brandon Moss of Boston Red Sox celebrates his home run in the 9th inning during the MLB Opening Series between the Boston Red Sox and Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome on March 25 in Tokyo, Japan.

(Getty Images Photo / Junko Kimura)

Who's the Moss? Brandon. Clutch Homer Ties It in 9th
Emil Brown, the Clown on the Bases, Saves Papelbon

Play Ball! Throw More Strikes

Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka talks to teammates in the second innings during the MLB Opening Series between Boston Red Sox and Oakland Athletics at Tokyo Dome on March 25, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan.

(Getty Images Photo / Junko Kimura)

Dome Not-So-Sweet Dome for Dice-K

Matsuzaka Comes Unglued in 1st; Settles Down After 2nd
Sox Finally Get to Blanton in the 6th as Manny, Moss Come Through
Dead End Street: Old Friends Embree, Foulke and DiNardo to the Rescue
Is Scott Williamson Hiding Out in the Oakland Bullpen, Too?
Snyder Gives It Up: Hannawho? Homer Put A's Back on Top
Did You See That Catch Jacoby Made?

Did You Know?
If the Sox Go 162-0, and Throw 4 No-Hitters in the World Series,
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