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Red Sox save Papelbon this time

Closer ends up with win, but Clay Buchholz's solid showing gets no-decision

Updated: August 1, 2010, 8:55 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Jonathan Papelbon is in the business of saving the Boston Red Sox. Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox saved Jonathan Papelbon. The Sox's closer blew his fifth save of the season, but finished with the win as Boston defeated the Detroit Tigers 4-3 with a second consecutive walk-off win.

"That game seemed like we had it in the freezer," said Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. "The only bad thing is with the way [Clay] Buchholz pitched today, not earning the win ...

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