Found September 06, 2013 on NESN.com:
Quintin Berry might only have one role with the Red Sox this season. But it’s an important role. Berry, who was acquired in exchange for pitcher Clayton Mortensen last week, figures to be the Red Sox’ go-to pinch runner down the stretch and likely into the postseason if all goes well over the final month of the regular season. As we saw Thursday, Berry could really leave a mark late in ballgames. Berry pinch ran for Mike Napoli with the Red Sox trailing by a run in the ninth inning of Thursday’s game against the Yankees. He immediately took off for second base and made it there successfully before scampering up to third base when the ball kicked away into left field. Berry scored the tying run one pitch later when Stephen Drew dropped a single into right field, and the Red Sox eventually defeated the Yankees 9-8 in 10 innings. “The stolen base by Berry was key,” manager John Farrell said. “We needed that speed off the bench, that one component. We felt like, from a team standpoint, ...
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