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Sox raise the roof, pad Wild Card lead

September 4, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Sports & Entertainment

ST. PETERSBURG — The Red Sox try not to prioritize one game over another over the marathon of 162, but there was a different feel under the roof of Tropicana Field on Thursday night. This was a game and a series manager Terry Francona’s team wanted to win badly, and it got both in grinding out a 6-3 conquest over the Rays in Thursday night’s rubber match at Tropicana Field.

“We had to play good and we knew that coming in,” said Francona. “It’s nice to get out of here with a win tonight.”

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