The Big Red Sox Machine

The Big Red Sox Machine
Is Firing on All Cylinders

Red Sox' Alex Cora, Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz, from left, joke around while warming up before a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago, Saturday, July 8, 2006.

(AP Photo)

Everybody Hits As Boston Batters Chicago Again

Sox Escape Big Trouble and Show Chicago Who's Boss in the AL, 9-6
In the Big Inning: Lopez Strikes Out Thome, Hansen Gets Konerko, Dye
Four More Years: Nixon Takes His Gold Glove Show on the Road
Cora Leads the Two-Out Rally Brigade
Ortiz is Hot, Hot, Hot: Big Papi Pounds No. 31
Coming Up Clutch: Mirabelli Gets Into the Act Too
All-Star Effort: Man-knee Has a Better Than Average Afternoon
Summer of 62? Will Beckett Give Up More Homers Than Maris Hit?
Another Four-Out Close: Papelbon's On His Game

"I can't say enough of those guys [relievers Javier Lopez and Craig Hansen] coming in and getting out of that situation without giving up any runs. That's phenomenal to come in with no outs and Jim Thome, Paul Konerko and Jermaine Dye coming up. That's unbelievable." -- 7.8.06, Beckett on his Big Bad Bullpen

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Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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