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This tip helped Byrd fly right

Coco Crisp slides around Texas catcher Taylor Teagarden to score a sixth-inning run. Crisp had two hits and two runs. Coco Crisp slides around Texas catcher Taylor Teagarden to score a sixth-inning run. Crisp had two hits and two runs. (Tony Gutierrez/Associated Press)
By Adam Kilgore
Globe Staff / September 8, 2008

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ARLINGTON, Texas - Uncertainty froze Paul Byrd during his walk off the mound at Rangers Ballpark yesterday, when he watched fans behind the visitor's dugout rise and cheer. Should he tip his cap? Wave? Smile and head to the clubhouse? He never had been cheered so lustily, for pitching so well, so far away from home. (Full article: 776 words)

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