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Red Sox coverage in today’s Globe

The Red Sox salvaged some pride by beating the Yankees 9-3 last night. Amalie Benjamin has the story.

Nick Cafardo writes that you can’t throw in the towel after watching how well Jon Lester pitched.

Chris Gaspar writes in his column that the Sox and Yankees picked up the pace for a night.

Jeremy Hermida has come through at the right time for the Red Sox.

The Red Sox need to find ways to improve their pitching staff.

The notebook has Mike Cameron getting the green light to start his rehab assignment, Dustin Pedroia shining at second base, Adrian Beltre trying on some glasses and Ramon Ramirez feeling better.

Nick writes that the players on both teams find the infield at Fenway Park to be second class.

Sam Allis writes that when it comes to some notable figures, including David Ortiz,you have to know when to say good-bye.

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