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Action from ALCS Game 5, Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox

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J.P. Howell wipes his brow before giving up the winning run to J.D. Drew in the 9th. [James Borchuck, Times]

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The Red Sox mob J.D. Drew.  [Brian Cassella, Times]

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The Sox mob J.D. Drew (7) after his game-winning hit. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Boston Red Sox fans celebrate after their team won game 5 of the ALCS in the bottom of the ninth inning. [Bruce Moyer, Times]

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Carlos Pena, JP Howell leave the field as JD Drew rounds the bases. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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J.D. Drew's game-winning hit.  [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Evan Longoria makes a throwing error on a Kevin Youkilis hit in the 9th. [James Borchuck, Times]

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Pitching coach Jim Hickey talks with Dioner Navarro and Dan Wheeler in the eighth. [James Borchuck, Times]

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J.D. Drew is met by Jason Bay after Drew's home run in the eighth. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Grant Balfour leaves the game. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Grant Balfour yells after giving up a three run homer to David Ortiz, right, in the seventh. [James Borchuck, Times]

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David Ortiz looks to the sky as he crosses home plate after hitting a three-run home run in the seventh inning to close to score to 7-4. [James Borchuck, Times]

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Grant Balfour wipes his face while pitching in the seventh inning. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Rays pitcher Scott Kazmir is meet at the dugout by teammates after the fifth inning. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Akinori Iwamura fields a grounder and throws out Dustin Pedroia in the fifth inning. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Red Sox Manager Terry Francona takes starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka out of the game in the fifth inning.  [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Evan Longoria is mobbed by teammates after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning to give the Rays a 5-0 lead. [James Borchuck, Times]

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Evan Longoria runs the bases after hitting a home run in the third inning to give the Rays a 5-0 lead. [James Borchuck, Times]

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Carlos Pena is congratulated by Evan Longoria after Pena hit a two-run home run in the third inning to give the Rays a 4-0 lead. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Carlos Pena hits a two-run home run in the third inning to give the Rays a 4-0 lead. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Gabe Gross steals second base in the second inning. Dustin Pedroia tries to make the tag. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Gabe Gross blows a bubble as he runs to first base after drawing a walk off Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka in the second inning . [James Borchuck, Times]

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Scott Kazmir pitches during the first inning. [James Borchuck, Times]

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Gabe Gross cheers as he waits for B.J. Upton to return to the dugout after Upton's two-run home run in the first inning. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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B.J. Upton hits a two-run home run in the first inning to give the Rays a 2-0 lead. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Daisuke Matsuzaka pitches in the first inning. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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Willy Aybar, left, greets David Ortiz, right, during Red Sox batting practice before Thursday's ALCS Game 5 in Boston.  [James Borchuck, Times]

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Carl Crawford laughs with teammates during batting practice before Thursday night's ALCS Game 5 in Boston. [James Borchuck, Times]

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Rays fan A.D. Sullivan, 12, and Red Sox fan Peter Tash, 12 watch batting practice at Fenway Park before Thursday's game. Both live in Boston, but Sullivan became a Rays fan after meeting Rocco Baldelli. [Brian Cassella, Times]

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After a soggy afternoon in Boston, the grounds crew removes the tarp from the field at Fenway before batting practice.  [Brian Cassella, Times]

[Last modified: Monday, December 21, 2009 12:41am]

    

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