Stick Shift

Stick Shift

David Ortiz was mobbed by his teammates after his game winning RBI single.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)

Papi Changes Gears, Sox Pass Angels at the Finish Line

Small Papi! That's Just David Being David
Saturday in the Park, Sox Win in 11, 7-6

Throwing It Out There: Manny's Got a Gun
Real Captain Intangible: You Won't Find 'Tek's Big Stick in the Box Score
Between the Lines: Mike Double-Trouble Lowell Plays the Field
Papi Plays Big Too: MLB Leader Cranks HR No. 35, RBI No. 99
Not Feeling 14: Beckett Gives It the Old Six Inning Try
The Hansen-Timlin Show Should Have Been Blacked Out on Direct TV
Papelbon's ERA Could Crawl Under a Snake's Belly with a Top Hat On
All Kidding Aside: Tavarez Pitched a Scoreless Inning for the Win

"I don't like to play extra innings... The guy was throwing a hard sinker. If I try to pull it, it's a ground ball to first. I go the other way. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn't. In a situation like that you want to try it." -- 7.29.06, David Ortiz on making the right call

Whaddaya Say We Get Off Julian's Back for a Bit?

"The only thing I did was go to the mound and get my boos. Boo. It kind of [stinks], huh? We're in first place and your fans are still booing. 'You [stink]. Boo.' It's unbelievable. I got used to it. Every time I go on the field to pitch and for BP. It's OK. They pay for the tickets. They can say whatever they want to say." -- 7.29.06, Tavarez Takes Notice of the Fenway Faithful

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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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