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Papelbon rips ump after blown save

Updated: September 27, 2010, 9:57 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

NEW YORK -- Boston Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon is not one to complain about the strike zone, or the men in black who call balls and strikes.

But after suffering his eighth blown save of the season in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday of a game the Yankees won 4-3 in the 10th, all but ending Boston's playoff hopes, Papelbon decided it was time to speak his mind.

"It was really tough tonight. Considering I'm not only pitching against the hitter, I'm pitching against the ...

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