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Angels 5, Red Sox 4

The 12th of never

Sox strand 17 in an excruciating extra-inning loss to the Angels

Dustin Pedroia is upset after striking out in the 12th. Dustin Pedroia is upset after striking out in the 12th. (Chris Carlson/Associated Press)
By Amalie Benjamin
Globe Staff / May 15, 2009

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The little dribbler off the end of David Ortiz's bat barely made it to the infield grass. Catcher Jeff Mathis scooped it up, threw to first, and ended Ortiz's last shot at redemption in a discouraging, frustrating day that crystallized the difficulties and struggles he has had a month and a half into the season. He had ... (Full article: 783 words)

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