Poison 'Pen
Jonathan Papelbon of the Boston Red Sox sits in the dugout after an error in the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park July 28, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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"It’s tough. What are you going to do? It’s just the way I look at it. Things like that happen. It is what it is. You’ve got to move on and come back tomorrow ready to pitch." -- Papelbon tossing cliches better than fastballs

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