Awesome Baby!

David Ortiz stood at home plate and admired his long sixth inning three run home run to right field for a few seconds, which gave the fans behind him plenty of time to stand and exult as they too watched the ball head out of the park. Finally
(David Ortiz and Dick Vitale | Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

Papi Drills a Reggie for a Trifecta!

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It's ZZZZ Time Baby Because the Sox Have the KC Cream Puffs In Town for Four

"I was telling George (Red Sox catcher Kottaras) behind the plate, 'How do you even catch that ball?' He was like, `I just close my eyes.' And I said, 'OK, I'm going to try that one, I'm going to close my eyes and swing.' And nothing." -- Orlando Cabrera on All-Star knuckleballer Tim Wakefield


Fenway, Unscripted

After he popped out while pinch hitting in the eighth inning, Oakland's Nomar Garciaparra heard a lot of noise from the fans behind the visitor's dugout as he returned.
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

Boston Still Enjoys a Good Old-Fashioned Garciapopup

After he popped out while pinch hitting in the eighth inning, Oakland's Nomar Garciaparra heard a lot of noise from the fans behind the visitor's dugout as he returned.

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