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

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson

ProJo:

Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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