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Published Oct. 22, 2008

Rocco Baldelli, right, became the fourth native Rhode Islander to homer in a postseason game:

Paul Konerko 7

Davey Lopes 6

Gabby Hartnett 2

Rocco Baldelli 1

Number of the day

102 Wins by the Rays this season, most in the majors

Quote of the day

"This is ridiculous! I can't believe I spent $50 on beer!"

Angry Red Sox fan, as he exited Fenway Park on Monday

Record-tying number of the day

4 Home runs by 3B Evan Longoria, matching Miguel Cabrera of the 2003 Marlins for most by a rookie in a postseason.

Hometown treats of the day

Manager Joe Maddon got some comfort food when his mom, Beanie; sister, Carmine; and brother-in-law, Ed, drove up from Hazleton, Pa., Sunday afternoon with a bag of hoagies from the Third Base Luncheonette, where Beanie still works, and pitza (like pizza, but room temp) from Senape's Bakery, another favorite.

Rays manager Joe Maddon

On the team's success against Jon Lester:

"I just thought we had good at-bats tonight, and when he made a couple mistakes, we took advantage of it. He is very good. Don't be deceived. We just had a relatively good night. We had some good at-bats at crucial moments. Three-run homers are nice to get. We were very fortunate with that."

Red Sox manager Terry Francona

On the struggles of slugger David Ortiz:

"He hasn't gotten any hits. This series has been a very tough series up to this point. I've been around David long enough to know that can change with one swing of the bat. ... The other team still has to respect that, even when they're not swinging like they're capable."