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Ten sweet Red Sox moments

Even in a disappointing season, there were times that made fans smile

Updated: September 30, 2010, 2:24 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

CHICAGO -- Even a down year has its moments. Here are 10 from 2010 for the Boston Red Sox.

April 4 -- Pedro Martinez throws out ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day

He came out from behind the huge flag draped on the Monster wearing his old Sox uniform, No. 45 on the back, and took longer to walk to the mound than it takes a Kenyan to win the Marathon. No one begrudged him a single second. Pedro Martinez, his face aglow, basking in the love of a crowd happy to acknowledge ...

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