Embree Oh! That's all Foulke.

Embree Oh!

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(Keith Foulke / AP Photo)

That's All Foulke. Sox Blow One in Boston 4-3.

Manny Monster Shot, Papi Pop Wasted.
Tito Questioned. World Series Mulligan Given.

BDD Tuesday Night Former Sox Spotlight:

Good Day for Pedro Astacio, Tough Night for Nomar

Nomar returned to the Cubs lineup tonight after sitting out Monday night’s game to battle allergies. He went 0-for-5 and is now batting .163 on the season. Cubs-Reds game log:

1st: Garciapopup to first.
3rd: Bases loaded with none out and Garciaparra due up. Nomar fouled out to first.
5th: Nomar struck out swinging.
7th: Runner on second with one out and Nomar due up. Garciapopup to first.
9th: Runner on first with one out and Garciaparra due up. Nomar grounded into a fielder’s choice, short to second.

And no home runs in 49 at-bats this season. ESPN's Peter Gammons said not to worry that Nomar will hit his .320 when it's all said and done. Gordon Edes prediction of NL MVP still alive. Maybe receiving his Red Sox World Series ring will lift his spirits and take some pressure off.

How Quickly They Forget

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(Boston Dirt Dogs Screen Grab / Dan Seed)

ESPN.com Gives the Real AL Champs the Rodney Dangerfield Treatment
Emailer Dan Seed: "Did ESPN forget about games 4-7 last October or is it just that ingrained in them to call the Yankees the AL Champs?"


Fangate: Police seek charges against two fans in Sheffield scuffle
House Bags WEEI Appearance, Won't Explain His Actions Now

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers

ProJo:

Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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