2 + 2 = 9

2 + 2 = 9

Manny Ramirez watches the 2,000th hit of his career, a three-run home run off Florida Marlins pitcher Brian Moehler. David Ortiz gestures at home plate after hitting a solo home run off Florida Marlins pitcher Anibal Sanchez in the third inning.

(AP Photos)

'Manny Ortez' Does the Math (4 HRs, 9 RBIs Combined)

Saturday Night Fish Fry: Sox 11, Marlins 5
Dominican Dynamite Explodes at Dolphin Stadium
The Error of Their Ways: Belli, Gonzo Gaffes End Streaks
More Runs for Wake: Tim Improves to 6-8

"I just got the ball on the end of my fingers. It's going to happen." -- 7.1.06, Alex Gonzalez on committing second error this season

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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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