The Black Donnellys

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On Tonight's Episode of The Black Donnellys:
Someone's Got the Inside Track On the Closer Opening

" of the grittiest and most ambitious moves to hit Boston's bullpen in years." -- Entertainment Weekly

"Well-acted, poorly planned, this ensemble drama follows the Donnelly brothers as they struggle to stay on top of the Red Sox bullpen closer war." -- People Magazine

SF Chronicle: Benitez for Closer Opening?
Extra Bases: The Yankees are Coming!
Schilling at Some Good Ones | Q&A III
Red Sox This Week: The Cookie-off

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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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