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Mark Loretta shortly after The Error

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)


All-Star 2B Commits Killer Error as Red Sox Turn into Choakland
Defense, Baserunning Blunders Rear Ugly Heads in 5-4 Loss in 11

Speed Kills Too: Willie Embarrass Gets Caught in No Man's Land
Lester is the Wild Child Again, But Avoids First Loss
Nixon, Lowell, Papi Pick Up Where They Left Off in First Half
In the 11th Hour: 'Tek Shot is Not Enough to Win It
Not Ready to Close: Hansen Is Good for an Inning
He Can't Repeat Last Performance: Julian Just Can't Win
Time to Get Him Gone? Boo Birds Turn Attention to Tavarez

"I took my eye off it and it was gone. It was more a mental lapse than anything." -- 7.13.06, Mark Loretta on The Error

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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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