Kazmanian Devil

Kazmanian Devil

Kazmir Does it Again

(AP Photo)

Here's the Real Inside Pitch:
Kazmir Has Learned How to Beat the Sox
Rally Comes Up Short, Road Hogs Drop 7 of 10 with 5-4 Loss

Today Was the Day We Needed 133 Pitches from Schill
Downtown Hall: Toby Takes Schilling Deep (Sox in Deep Trouble)
Bases Empty Again: Big Papi Puts Up Another Solo Effort
Lowell and Behold: Mike Gets a Hold of One But It's Not Enough
Alexcellence: Gonzalez Gets Hit and Raises Average to .186
Wily Mo Power Surge: Pena Passes Arroyo in Homers
Another Rudy Awakening: Tito Was Asleep at the Switch with Seanez

"That was the game. I went 0-2 and I rushed the pitch. I knew what I wanted to do. I threw the pitch thinking about how the inning was going to progress instead of being focused on making the pitch. Just a horrific mistake." -- 4.30, Schilling takes the blame needlessly

Bill James Named to the 2006 TIME 100 World's Most Influential People

Sports Figures in the 'SCIENTISTS AND THINKERS' category: BILL JAMES, Statistician: “When I asked our general manager, Theo Epstein, what he thought about James' impact on the game, he said, 'The thing that stands out for me is Bill's humility. He's like somebody outlining the Internet in the '80s and watching silently as it comes to pass,'” writes John Henry, principal owner of the Boston Red Sox since 2002. “What I call Jamesian principles infuse our thinking with a perspective that is objective rather than subjective.”

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

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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