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Long Night's Journey Into Morning

By Theomnipotentq @TheMightyQuinn
Yep, I was one of those crazy fools who stuck it out watching the Red Sox game until its conclusion this morning at 2:45 AM.
As soon as I saw Daisuke Matsuzaka on the mound in the 13th inning, I knew trouble lie ahead.
I thought, along with Don Orsillo, that the blast by Kevin Youkilis in the 12th inning was heading for the Monster seats for certain. How did it die and hit the wall?
The six-game winning streak against the Angels is over, and the Red Sox' elusive goal of reaching .500 remains just that for now: elusive. They are 14-16.
Big news this morning as both Bobby Jenks and Dan Wheeler, who have both been stealing the owners' money in 2011, were put on the DL and Scott Atchison and Rich Hill were brought up. And because he pitched last night, it appears Dice-K won't make his scheduled start on Friday.
Today is Cinco de Mayo, but for me May 5th means it's Michael Palin's birthday. The great English comedian and genius behind Monty Python turns 68. I've met him a few times and he is truly a gentleman. So in honor of his birthday, I present this:

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