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Sports

Dan Shaughnessy

Red Sox officially now a last-place team

NEW YORK — They have clinched it all now; the Full Monty of Bad. And we don’t mean Monty Montgomery.

The moribund Red Sox did not roll over like dogs Tuesday night. They put up a fight, which has been rare since August. But they still lost to the Yankees, 4-3, in 12 innings. Wednesday night they play Game No. 162 and then we wait for Bobby Valentine to be fired.

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