Quote to note

Quote to note

"That's a pretty cool story. He deserves a lot of credit. I know [pitching coach Mickey Callaway] deserves a lot of credit, too, but Ubaldo is the one who's had to do it. We're at a game where we need to win and we're thrilled he's pitching."
-- Francona, on trusting Ubaldo Jimenez with the start in Game No. 162

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