Ballgate Swings Open

Ballgate Swings Open

Doug Mientkiewicz returned to Fenway Park for the first time since the World Series ball controversy. He was a popular interview subject in the visitor's dugout before batting practice, where he said he was

(Boston Globe Stafr Photo / Jim Davis)

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10/27/04--ST. LOUIS--Red Sox reliever Foulke tosses a fielded ball to first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz to make the final out of the game as the Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in game 4 to win the 2004 World Series played at Busch Stadium in St. Louis

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / John Bohn)

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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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