Bogarrrrgh!
Victor Martinez, left, is out at home while attempting to score on a double hit by Red Sox's Kevin Youkilis as Oakland Athletics' catcher Kurt Suzuki, right, makes the play in the third inning of a baseball game at Boston's Fenway Park, Thursday, June 3, 2010.
(AP)

Tim Bogar... The Jim Joyce of the Boston Red Sox

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"Feel free to re-run my Sveum Old Song and Dance piece with a line-through on Sveum and Bogar's name in its place... cost us a game against TB by getting a guy thrown out at home with nobody out and today he gets laboring V-Mart thrown out at home with nobody out... he can't do the job... it's pretty obvious.... a better throw would have had Victor by 30 feet. Bogar just panics... he forgets the situation, the runner, the on-deck hitter, the score... his mind goes blank. Brutal... I would definitely be getting tased right now if I were at Fenway... What Bogar did to us today was the equivalent of Doc reaching out and stealing the ball from Rondo as he dribbled down the sideline in crunch time." -- Kevin Hench... no one gets more furious about baserunning blunders

Boston Red Sox player Darnell McDonald is tagged out at home by Oakland's Kurt Suzuki. . Boston Red Sox vs Oakland Athletics
(Jonathan Wiggs / Globe Staff)

"Nobody out, two bad decisions and I got two runners thrown out. It's all about results, and obviously both times I was wrong." -- Tim Bogar, doing his best Jim Joyce after costing the Red Sox a win today

"If you watch the Zapruder film you can see secret service agent Tim Bogar Sr. waiving the Kennedy motorcade into Dealy Plaza... Commenting afterward Bogar Sr. said, 'Sure, I could see the guy with the rifle in the school book depository but he's got to make a perfect shot.' " -- Endangered in Mass.

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

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