Detroit Breakdown, Motor City Shakedown

Detroit Breakdown

Schilling Blows It

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Motor City Shakedown for Schilling
Panic in Detroit After 7-6 Loss?

Curt Can't Close it Out in Inning No. 9
McDonald Drives Through 0-2 Schilling Split
Renteria Runs Into Critical Out at Home
Cora's Big Night Wasted; Papi's Too
Arroyo Rock City: Bronson Gives Up 10 Hits But CD Sales are Strong
Johnny Has a Little Trouble in the Outfield
Manny Goes All Out to Try to Catch Game Winner
The Naked Truth: Sox Streak Over, and Two Bare Fans Delay Game

"Is that 10 consecutive 0-2 pitches that have been hammered? Every other rocket off him in the White Sox series was an 0-2 pitch and tonight's lousy, game-ending split was also on an 0-2 pitch. This fantasy that he's going to return to the rotation and help us seems implausible. Can you imagine seven innings of hanging splits, poor location and ringing line drives? Good pitchers do not get ripped on 0-2 pitches." -- 8.15, Kevin Hench on the new Curt

Globe Pre-Game Update: Papelbon to Start Tomorrow; Millar Sits Tonight
Delcarmen Heads South on the Lou Merloni Highway

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox


Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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