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It’s 3 a.m.

I must have been listening to bad music while bad things went down at Fenway. Actually, Edwin McCain and Eminem also have songs entitled “3 a.m.” and both of them are better than Matchbox Twenty’s effort. The sampling of McCain’s lyrics below and his poignant performance makes me think of Carl Crawford, his struggles, and his seeming turnaround.It’s 3:00 a.m. I’m awake and my heart is still dreaming It’s 3:00 a.m. Outside I hear the souls still screaming It’s been so long you know since my head’s been this clear Just like a ship lost in the night I just don’t know which way I should steer But I’ll keep chasing my dreams And only you can make them real I pour my heart out every night But do you know the way that I feel There were a few souls, warmed by free hot chocolate or coffee, screaming from the Fenway stands. They screamed in elation as Jed Lowrie scored on a wild pitch from rookie closer Jordan Walden to bring the local nine within a run. That fervor increased when Crawford doubled to center and Jacoby Ellsbury drove Crawford in with a soft liner to right to tie...


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