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Boston Red Sox Jason Varitek celebrates solo home run in the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 of Major League Baseball's ALCS playoff series in St. Petersburg
(Reuters)

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"There's nowhere to run." -- David Ortiz, 10.18.08


Onward and 7-Upward

ALCS game 6 Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays - 10/18/08 - St. Petersburg, FL - The Red Sox bench celebrates after catcher Jason Varitek hits a solo home run to make the score 3-2 Sox int the sixth Saturday night at Tropicana Field.
(Jim Davis / Globe Staff)

"I said, 'We're so spoiled.' It's amazing. It's really amazing the games we play, and how much fun it's been. When we're all old and our children are all grown up, we'll sit around and meet up and talk about games like the game the other day. It's a wild ride, and we're very spoiled." -- 10.18.08, Kevin Youkilis


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