Can The Empire Strike Back?

Saturday links by Rich ([email protected])

Red Sox
The Red Sox staged a thrilling ninth inning comeback last night to edge the Yanks and pull within 2.5 games (2 in the all important loss column) of the division lead. Game stories by the Globe’s Bob Hohler, who reveals what the pre-game motivating movie was in the Red Sox clubhouse (no it wasn’t Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure, Miracle, or Still We Believe), the Herald’s Jeff Horrigan, who contrasts the shortstop play last night to the shortstop play the last time the Red Sox were in the bronx, the ProJo’s Steve Krasner, who notes that the T-shirts some Sox were wearing before the game were prophetic, the Courant’s Don Amore, the Pawtucket Times David Borges, and RedSox.com’s Ian Browne.

Speaking of miracles, the Globe