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Bullpen adds finishing touch

Okajima plays a starring role

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By Adam Kilgore
Globe Staff / June 11, 2009

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Jonathan Papelbon started warming at the beginning of the eighth inning last night, but only as a precaution. The closer was so sick the night before, a victim of food poisoning, and so dehydrated that the Red Sox considered sending him to the hospital. He actually fell asleep in the bullpen, his chin on his palm. (Full article: 732 words)

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