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Boston Red Sox
Toronto Blue Jays
Game 78: Poor Defense + bad bullpen = loss
Boston just can't get it done right now. With closer Andrew Bailey blowing game one of the series, and poor pitching throughout the four games with Detroit, Boston has a lot of pitching planning to do if they want to stay at the top of the AL East. Boston lead in this afternoon's game until the seventh, and then things got out of hand. Now that Bailey is out of the closer role, everyone else in the bullpen will have to shift roles, and it might not be pretty. Today's game showed how ugly it is when you don't have a strong and comfortable bullpen. Oh, and Detroit also received a gift of a call that lead to three unearned runs in the eighth. After watching four games with Detroit, it's safe to say that they are the better team right now. When the pressure was on, they came through twice when Boston didn't. Here are the four at bats that changed the game:
1) Bottom of the first inning, and Miguel Cabrera is just hittin...
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