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Bobby Jenks exits with back tightness

Updated: June 8, 2011, 2:50 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks lasted just four pitches Tuesday night before having to depart.

"It's my back,'' Jenks could be seen telling catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia after running the count to 3-and-1 on Jorge Posada, the first batter of the seventh inning for the New York Yankees.

After the game, Jenks confirmed that it was indeed his back that forced him out of the game, a recurrence of a problem dating back his tearing a small muscle behind his left ...

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