“Grady” Francona?

Saturday links by Rich ([email protected])

Red Sox
It was deja vu all over again as Pedro Martinez surrendered the tying and winning runs to the Bombers in the 8th inning last night at a point in the game when most of Red Sox nation felt he should have been safely on the bench wearing a warm-up jacket. The loss puts the home nine 5.5 games behind in the division, and was the proverbial nail in the coffin to their already faint hopes of a division title. Game stories, complete with telling quotes from Pedro, are filed by the Globe’s Bob Hohler, who remembers a request Terry Francona made of the fans at last winter