Empty Schill

Empty Schill

Curt Schilling howled in disgust after he gave up three runs in the top of the third inning, putting his team in a 6-1 hole.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

ErraticSchillingPounded,Nailed
For Three Third-Inning Bombs, Gone After Five

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He Won't Get No Relief: Tavarez Must Really Enjoy All That Booing
Taking One for the Other Team: Affleck Fails at Foul Play
Imagine That: Gonzo's Hitting 20 Points Higher Than Coco
In Other Bad News: Back Scratches Foulke

"It was mistake after mistake. It's disappointing. One thing I have always expected of myself is to give this team innings. ... Five innings is just not good." -- 7.30.06, Curt Schilling on his horrific outing Sunday night

Dog Days of Bummer

Bad news continued for the Red Sox in the bottom of the third inning. Trot Nixon grimaced in pain as he injured himself on a swinging. Nixon left the game in the middle of the at bat. Wily Mo Pena came in with a 1-2 count and struck out swinging.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

Is This The Beginning of the End for Trot?

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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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