Found September 19, 2012 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Scott Atchison
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
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Walking hitters is never a good idea, and doing it a double-digit number of times is even worse. Red Sox pitchers walked a whopping 10 batters on Wednesday night, paving the way for a blowout loss to Tampa Bay. Of course, some sloppy plays in the field and on the basepaths didn't help either. At least Scott Atchison was able to escape unscathed, tossing 1 2/3 innings of scoreless (and walk-less) baseball en route to a 13-3 Rays win. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is giving Atchison our "Walk, Don't Run" player of the game. Who's yours? Who is your "Walk,...
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