This Is The End

This Is The End

David Ortiz leaps as he crosses the plate to a waiting group of teammates following his dramatic three run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning that gave Boston a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers in the first game of today's doubleheader.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee)

Ortiz Shifts to Clutch, Strikes for Three in 9th

Game Won: 5-4
Positive Spin: Beckett Avoids Another Loss
Manny Hits a Bomb, Manny Gets a Win

"We've got a long way to go this season. The sooner I can get it back, the better." -- 6.11, David Ortiz after his walkoff

Frank Galasso Illustration

(Boston Dirt Dogs / Frank Galasso, cartoonist)

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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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