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Christopher L. Gasper

Doubts emerge around Koji Uehara now

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Red Sox manager John Farrell called it the unforeseen. Other Red Sox observers would have called it impossible, like someone walking across the Charles River or hop-scotching across the trestles of the Tobin Bridge.

Either way, it happened. Indomitable, unhittable closer Koji Uehara, as sure a thing as there is on this Red Sox team and in Boston sports at the moment, gave up a stunning, two-out walkoff home run to Tampa Bay catcher Jose Lobaton in the ninth inning Monday night that gave the Rays a 5-4 victory in Game 3 and new life in this American League Division Series.

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