Turning Point?

Jeremy Hermida hits a two-run double during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, in New York.
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It Was The Night of the Living Dead Sox, But Can They
Stay Alive and Kicking Much Longer?

Boston 7, New York 6 | HermiDa Man Against Mariano
Just What the Team Needs... Mike Lowell's Passive Aggressive $12M Whining
Formula 4:09, Now With Rain Delay: Like Having a Root Canal Without Novocaine
While Rome Was Burning in the Bronx, Theo Was Tuning Out to Pearl Jam
And Marco Lugo Is Tonight's Stone-Glove Store-Bought Star of the Night
Kevin Youkilis Brings the Grit, Integrity, and the Run Production
Durable Drew's Latest: Sore Left Calf, Tight Right Hamstring...
This Just In: Sox Fans to Protest Bridge Year

"I was hoping all night long I would get another chance. It's a heavyweight fight. They might get one good blow in but they're not going to knock me down." -- The Surefire Closer on his clean ninth: a hit, a walk, a strikeout



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1. He's Got a Tight Back... It's Always Something
2. More Winter Sit-ups Maybe? More Than One Anyway?
3. Death, Taxes, and Beckett Not Executing and Missing Location
4. Shouldering the Load: He's Not Throwing 95 Anymore
5. Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Large Fries, Coke
6. He Stopped Owning the Yankees Years Ago
7. 1-1, 7.29 ERA, and 4 More Years, $68 Million
8. Sox Can't Rebuild Staff Until 2015


Hanley Ortiz Likes to Watch Singles

David Ortiz tied it with a single off the right-center fence but paused to admire his shot, thinking it was gone. He was thrown out at second by center fielder Brett Gardner's strong throw.
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Just Imagine If the Sox Had Lost By a Run




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

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