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Ellsbury a bottom-line guy

Rookie gets his game in order with three hits

Jacoby Ellsbury had a productive night at the plate with three hits, and he also contributed defensively, robbing Derek Jeter of a potential extra-base hit in the first inning. Jacoby Ellsbury had a productive night at the plate with three hits, and he also contributed defensively, robbing Derek Jeter of a potential extra-base hit in the first inning. (JOHN BOHN/GLOBE STAFF)
By Fluto Shinzawa
Globe Staff / July 28, 2008

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By the sixth inning last night, after Jon Lester had wriggled out of an ugly fifth by allowing only two Yankees to score, the game was squarely in Boston's favor, given the 7-2 score. But given how the bottom of the sixth unfolded, it may have been a snapshot of how the Boston offense might click down the home stretch. (Full article: 809 words)

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