Take Lavarnway Home

Ryan Lavarnway, left, walks away from home plate with teammates David Ortiz, second from left, and Adrian Gonzalez after Lavarnway drove the two in on a home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, in Baltimore. At right is Orioles catcher Matt Wieters.
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"That was exciting. Besides what he did offensively, I thought he ran the game, I thought he had a lot of poise. That was one of the more exciting things to watch. We’ve seen a lot of interesting things here over the years. That was right near the top." -- Terry Francona on Hall of Famer Ryan Lavarnway ... Will Tito be the cooler and put Shaky Salty back in Wednesday?

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