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Blue Jays 5, Red Sox 1

Daniel Bard struggles in loss to Blue Jays

TORONTO - It got to a point Sunday when Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine had no choice but to take Daniel Bard out of the game before he seriously injured one of the Toronto Blue Jays.

As Valentine approached the mound, Bard already was walking off, seemingly relieved that the worst performance of his career was over.

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