Found June 09, 2013 on Sox and Dawgs:
David Ortiz had three RBIs and Dustin Pedroia added two RBIs to back up a strong start from Boston Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz in a 7-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night at historic Fenway Park. The win gave the Red Sox a split of the day/night doubleheader. 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 ESPN Los Angeles, Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Times and Orange County Register websites. You can also check out our Bloguin brother, Monkey with a Halo. 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

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