West Coast Rappers

West Coast Rappers

Red Sox's Manny Ramirez, right, is greeted at the plate by teammates Mark Loretta (3) and Kevin Youkilis after Ramirez's three- run home run off the Oakland Athletics' Barry Zito in the third inning of a baseball game on Monday, July 24, 2006, in Oakland, Calif.; Red Sox's Manny Ortiz points skyward as he reaches home plate after hitting a solo home run off Oakland Athletics' Barry Zito in the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 24, 2006, in Oakland, Calif.

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'Manny Ortez' Mashes A's, Zito, 7-3

MLB Chart Toppers: Papi Hits No. 34, Beckett Wins No. 13
Manny on Fire: HR No. 27, RBI No. 76 for the Aloof Slugger
A-Gon Goes Deep Again (While Poor A-Rod Struggles in the Bronx)
Nowhere to Go But Up: Crisp Hits 12th Double, Gets RBI No. 18
Hansen Comes In, a Nation Gets Nervous
Two K's But No Save for Pap

"They turn the page and they play. They don't have the hangover effect." -- 7.25.06, Terry Francona, the greatest manager in baseball today

Extra Bases: Wells Is Doing Well

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

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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