The Best Offense is a Bad Defense

The Best Offense is
a Bad Defense

Roberto Petagine

(AP Photo)

Sox Overpower Twins, Avoid Sweep 11-7
The Good: 17 Hits -- The Bad: The Metrodome
The Ugly: 3 More Errors, 2 More Unearned Runs

Wake (11K's) Was Great for Eight
Petagine First Hit, RBI Since '98
Manny Being Manny: 4-4, HR, 3 RBI
Kapler, Millar, Rent Bang 3 Hits Each
8 Unearned Runs, 7 Errors for Series
Delcarmen Being Delcarmen?
Schilling Piling Up Saves

"Take the win and get the hell out of here. This place, I hate coming to this place. Balls bouncing everywhere. We were probably to blame. We needed a win today. We got the win. Let's go home." -- 8.8 Terry Francona on the Metrodome

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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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