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Red Sox Notebook

Bullpen played a big role in victory

These relievers deserve high-five

NEW YORK - The game will be remembered for Jacoby Ellsbury’s home run. But the Red Sox bullpen also showed some power last night.

Five relievers combined on eight scoreless innings in the 7-4 victory against the Yankees in Game 2 of a doubleheader. Alfredo Aceves, Daniel Bard, Jonathan Papelbon, Franklin Morales, and Felix Doubront allowed one hit and struck out eight.

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