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Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona hands Red Sox relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon the ball in the 8th inning. The Boston Red Sox play the LA Angels in Game 3 of the ALDS.
(Barry Chin / Boston Globe Staff)

Jon One-Pitch, One-Year-at-a-Time, Papelbon Gets a Raise ...
$137,500 Per Inning If He Gives Us Another 68 Next Season

Papelbon Signs, Avoids Arbitration
Imagine the Raise He Would Have Received If He Had Actually Saved Game 3
Mazz: Hardly a Closed Case for Papelbon
And the Table is Set for Daniel Bard in 2011

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox


Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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