Lost Cause


Nation shocked and chagrined

(Globe Staff Photo / John Tlumacki)

A Nation is Shocked and Chagrined as It's Eight Straight Titles
for the Beasts of the East. Fans Furious About The New Math.
Now Sox Must Take the Path of East Resistance into Playoffs

"This is a major disgrace not winning this division."
-- 10.1, Red Sox fan calling into WEEI after game

Champagne Stings

Champagne Champs

(Reuters Photo)

Sox Can’t Protect This House

When East Expected, Sox Have to Settle for Second Best Again
Division by Subtraction: One Game Playoff Taken out of the Mix
Sox Hoping for Wild, Wild East as Cleveland Chokes
(Now You Can Buy Those AL East Shirts We Found Online Last Week)

Say It Ain't So, Joe

Randy was Dandy

(AP Photo)

United They Stand: Yankees are Feeling Randy About Title
East Yanked Away from Sox in 8-4 Slaughter

Eight. Enough.
It's Offensive: Sox Bats Go Quiet During Pennant Drive
Blasts But Not East: Can't Blame Manny October for This One
Tiny Tim: Wake’s Ball Was High, Yanks Let it Fly
Isn’t That Special: Schilling, Sox Take on Columbus for Wild Card
No More Cowboy Up! New Battlecry is Settle Up!

"I can't take my glasses off. I'm crying like a baby." -- 10.1, Yankees manager Joe Torre after the final out

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

Boston Globe:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole


Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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