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Boston Red Sox's Kevin Youkilis, below, wrestles with Detroit Tigers starter Rick Porcello after being hit by a pitch in the second inning of their baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009.
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Sparks Fly, Youk Snaps, the Sox Go Up Fighting
And There Will Be Blood

Sox Show Some Fight Club | Boston 7, Detroit 5
Tazawa Gets Roughed Up by Green, Tigers, But Hangs Tough for the Win
Youk Had the Right Idea, But Ended Up Looking Like Don Zimmer Charging Pedro
Sit Lowell Every Night, So He Can Stand and Deliver
Is J-Bay Back?

BDD Photo Illustration - Dave N.
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"It was pretty crazy. Emotions were running high. It feels great to be able to get ready and get into a game like that and do something to help win a game. The situation Iím in is both unique and weird. Iím trying to get myself ready." -- Mike Lowell on a wild night at Fenway


After A Rocky Start to August,
The Sox Are Fighting Back

In Times Like These, Sox Need to Channel Rocky Balboa

"At some point youíve got to protect yourself ...I let my emotions get the best of me... I donít think thereís any plan when that happens. Itís just reaction. If I was an ultimate fighter, I think Iíd have a plan." -- Youkilis on snapping after getting plunked


This Just In ...

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

Boston Globe:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole

ProJo:

Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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