Found June 06, 2013 on Sox and Dawgs:
Elvis Andrus' two-run double in the 7th inning turned out to be the difference as the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Wednesday night at historic Fenway Park. For more slices of Red Sox goodness, head over to the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, CSN New England,  ESPN Boston, NESN, Providence Journal, and WEEI websites. And if you must check the enemy news, check out the Dallas Morning News, ESPN Dallas and Ft. Worth Star-Telegram websites. Editor's note: I'm no longer allowed to use the MLB's source code to put in videos. So unless the MLB videos are actually embeddable, I won't be posting video anymore. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well. photo credit: getty images

Rangers OF's 67-mph pitch strikes out batter

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