10-4 Good Buddy

10-4 Good Buddy

10 Strikeouts for Lester; Four-Run Bomb for Papi

(Boston Globe Staff Photos / Barry Chin)

10 Strikeouts for Lester; 4-Run Bomb for Papi
Sox Convoy Keeps Rolling On, 9-3

More Les the Better: Second Win for Koufax Jr., Call Cooperstown
Sox Bats Batter nAAAtionals' Pitching Again
Grand Papi: Ortiz Slam Ends Game in a Second
Hot to Trot: Nixon Goes 3-for-5, .333, Yada, Yada
Gold Bust Twins [Thanks Bob Lobel] In: Seanez, Tavarez Give It Up

"What I thought he did so effectively was that he made them respect all of his pitches. The slow breaking ball, his cutter, his fastball, his four-seamer. You can't sit on one pitch, and he threw them all for strikes. Looks like his fastball has got a little bit -- whatever it registers on the gun -- it's got that last couple feet that it keeps going, and when it's getting to the hitter and Tek [catcher Jason Varitek] it's got a little finish on it. It looked like to me the game slowed down for him a little bit tonight, and that's good." -- 6.21.06, Tito Francona on Lester

Feeding the Monster: A Look Back at the Sox Sale to H/W/L
(Seth Mnookin Chat, Wed. July 12 at Noon)

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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

ProJo:

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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