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No A-Rod is no help for Red Sox

Boston can't capitalize on game without Rodriguez as Yankees win Saturday

Updated: August 8, 2010, 3:23 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- When Yankees captain Derek Jeter was accidentally shot by a New York City cop, it was fiction -- a scene from Mark Wahlberg's new movie "The Other Guys" which opened this week.

When Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was dropped by a line drive off the bat of a teammate, Lance Berkman, during batting practice, it seemed too good to be true for the Red Sox.

Rodriguez was drilled in the left shin when he turned to say hello to Fox broadcaster Joe Buck. Red Sox left fielder ...

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