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Papelbon redeemed himself against the Yankees, allowing the Red Sox to secure a split in the series. Last night, Boston Red Sox close Jonathan Papelbon allowed four runs in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees. The first two, which tied the game at nine, came on a two-run homer by Alex Rodriguez, and the final two, a home-run by Marcus Thames, had their vaunted rival celebrating at home-plate. Papelbon walked off the field dejectedly. Despite the lingering disappointment, he would get a chance to redeem himself in the second and final game of the series, though it didn’t seem this would be the case by going off Boston’s play over the first five innings. Starting pitcher Josh Beckett struggled once more. He allowed two two-out runs in the second inning, a solo-homer ...

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