Another Walk Off Victory

Keith Foulke might’ve given up another ninth inning home run, but it just gave the Red Sox another chance to pull out a last at bat victory, which they did on Orlando Cabrera’s bottom of the 12th home run. Bob Hohler looks at another crazy finish over the Orioles. Jeff Horrigan has a look at Cabrera’s heroics and the Sox eighth straight one-run victory. Steven Krasner looks at a long day for the Red Sox shortstop who flew from Columbia in the overnight. Paul Doyle has more on Cabrera. David Borges says it’s just another day, another hero for the Red Sox. Ron Chimelis says that these Red Sox just don’t have quit in them. Gordon Edes looks at another rough outing for Keith Foulke in giving up the game tying home run in the ninth.

Michael Silverman and Paul Harber have more on Cabrera, who certainly experienced a whirlwind 24 hours. Chris De Luca of the Chicago Sun Times suggests that the Cubs should pursue Cabrera in the offseason, rather than trying to re-sign Nomar. Kevin McNamara and Mark Murphy look at David Ortiz hitting his 40th home run last night. Karen Guregian talks with Pedro Martinez, who isn’t concerned whether he starts game one or two of a playoff series. However, he wonders who in the organization will have the “stones” to tell him he’s not going in the first game. There are couple hints in there that Pedro is a little grumpy about his contract situation.

Steve Buckley (subscription only) takes a look at Mark Bellhorn setting the Red Sox single season record (and major league record for switch hitters) for strikeouts. He uses the old clich

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However, it’s nice to see that Belichick is still feisty. He just turned 60 years old and it’s been seven seasons (going on eight) since the Patriots last won the big one. Three rings bought a lot of good will, but even he has to realize that the bank account’s getting low.

— Mark Farinella, Sun-Chronicle, 6/17/12