In Full Swing

In Full Swing

Red Sox batter Manny Ramirez is welcomed at the plate by runners David Ortiz and Kevin Youkilis after hitting a three-run home run off New York Yankees starting pitcher Mike Mussina in the first inning of their American League baseball game in New York May 22, 2007.

(Reuters Photo)

Man Alive! Ramirez Remembers How to Hit Homers
Sox Bury Moose, Yankees, 7-3

Birthday Oh Boy! Tavarez Gets 34th Win as Starter on 34th B-day
Julian is the Best 5.59 ERA Starter in Baseball. Period.
That's Just Youk and Papi Being Youk and Papi
No Speed Limit: Coco and Lugo Manufacture a Run
Not to Be Left Out: Big Love for Javier L�pez
J.D. Bust

"Maybe they're sleeping together?" -- 5.22.07, David Ortiz joking about why Manny Ramirez has hit three home runs when his friend Julian Tavarez starts

Don't Let This Slide Guys

Dustin Pedroia of the Red Sox throws to first as Alex Rodriguez  of the New York Yankees breaks up the double play in the 8th inning 22 May 2007 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.

(Getty Images / AFP Photo / Nick Laham )

Dirtbag Hits Dustin with an Ugly Elbow
Forget About A-Rod Coming to Boston Next Year, Too
(We'll Keep Mike Lowell Alive for One More Year)

"He went in late and threw an elbow, but it's no big deal. I know now that when he's going in, my arm slot drops to the floor. Some people play like that, and some people come in with hard, clean slides." -- 5.22.07, Dustin Pedroia on the elbow-throwing Alex Rodriguez

The Shame of It All: NY Media Wins 11th Straight Over Boston
Extra Bases: Tuesday's Game Notes

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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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