9 stolen bases? Yes, that's a problem

Red Sox try to figure out how to stop opponents from running wild

Updated: April 21, 2010, 11:49 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein said before Tuesday's game that, yes, the Red Sox did care about stopping the opposition's running game and had to do a better job of doing so.

Evidently, that message, which Epstein delivered in the dugout to a group of reporters, didn't make it back to the clubhouse. Or if it did, he might want to say it a little louder next time.

The Texas Rangers stole nine bases Tuesday night, a club record and most by a Rangers team ...

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