Gon With the Win

Alex Gonzalez broke an 8-8 bottom of the ninth inning tie with a bases loaded two out single that won the game 9-8. Here he gets a hug at left from teammate George Kottaras, while in the backround right Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz celebrate together.
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

It's the Comeback, Tie It Up, Come Back Again After Two
Quick Outs in the Bottom of the 9th Win of the Year

Prayers Answered | Boston 9, Anaheim 8
7th Straight Win for Wild Card Warriors, 10th Straight at Umpire Friendly Fenway
HP Ump Rick Reed Is Certainly a Member of Red Sox Nation
We Need to See More of the Alex Gonzalez Looper and Blooper Reel
Fuentes Just Doesn't Get That Nick Green's a Lucky Guy, Sincerely Heidi Watney
Ramon Ramirez Dodged a Boston Dirt Dogs Bullet Today
Another Game Changer: The J.D. Jammed Fister Up the Middle
Fuentes Thinks The Umps Were Afraid of Fenway Pink Hats and Sales Reps
Is Daniel Bard Going to Be Able to Handle the Heat of October?
And That's Why Jed Lowrie Will Get a World Series Ring
Forgotten Story: Byrd Flew Straight into the Sixth
That's Just Juan Rivera Being Vintage Manny

"Especially here and some other places, they seem timid to make calls. I've heard it from other guys that come in here and say that. That's either because it's a mistake, or they're scared." -- Brian Fuentes, after twice failing to get a third strike called on pinch-hitter Nick Green

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