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Darnell McDonald gets call — and loss

The extra innings kept piling up as the Red Sox played the Orioles Sunday at Fenway Park, and, after a while, Darnell McDonald could just sense that he’d end up on the mound doing last-resort duty. Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine had run out of options.

The Sox starter, Clay Buchholz, had been lit up for five runs and three homers in just 3 2/3 innings.

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