Gomes Hammers
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Tampa Bay Rays DH Jonny Gomes cocks his arm as Rays catcher Dioner Navarro  holds Red Sox center fielder Coco Crisp on the ground and in a head lock during the second inning.
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"It's simple. I'm just going out there for my pitcher's defense." -- Jonny Gomes on June 5, 2008, when asked what he was doing when he got to the mound to take a few shots at Coco Crisp

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Boston Globe:

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Boston Herald:

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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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