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Sox get win without Jacoby Ellsbury

Criticism of center fielder arises after he returns to the disabled list

Updated: August 15, 2010, 1:52 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- After Jacoby Ellsbury returned to Boston to be examined Saturday morning and Dustin Pedroia began his two-game minor league rehab assignment, their teammates produced another dramatic victory, 3-1 over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.

The Sox's win comes on the heels of back-to-back devastating losses, to the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday and the Rangers on Friday.

The adversity won't end for the Red Sox, but they're only getting stronger. Just when ...

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