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Boston's bullpen implodes in seven-run 11th inning

Originally Published: October 13, 2007
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- Once upon a time, before multiple surgeries on his arm and back, Eric Gagne was the most dominating closer in baseball, going 84 consecutive save situations and more than a year without blowing one. Then again, once upon a time, Creed was a popular rock band, too.

When the Red Sox traded for Gagne at the deadline, they had visions of a devastating 1-2 punch with Gagne setting up closer Jonathan Papelbon. It didn't quite work out that way. Gagne went 2-2 with a 6.75 ...

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