Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon is upset at himself in the dugout after getting out of the ninth inning, but nor before surrendering a two run home run to Travis Buck.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

It Happens: Jon Doesn't Get the Job Done It's All Distress, No Success in the 9th

Mayday Call on May Day: "MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY, This is the S.S. Red Sox, Position 1, 5 1/2 games North of New York in AL East, our closer can't put out small fire, may require immediate assistance, Okaji on board if we need a lifeboat, OVER."

Schill Win Blown, Buck Dents Jon, Sox Go Down in 10, 5-4
Darkman Never Gets Lit Up: OK Still More Impressive Than Dice-K
Mr. Red Sox 1,000: Manny on Fire, Sort Of
It's Just Coco Being Coco in the Clutch
The Cooler: Tito Sits the Hottest Hitter, Must Prove Point with Pedroia
Donnelly Woke Up Too Late, Tagged for Loss
Ballboy Fouls Up, Too

"You're not going to win them all. I'll take that loss on my back and I'll pick up the team again when they need me." -- 5.1.07, Mr. Imperfect, Jon Papelbon

Maybe Stay Mum on All the Money Talk?

They'll Be Time Enough for Counting When the Pitching's Done

�I�ve got a lot of money to be made in this game, whether it�s with Boston or not. My goal is to make sure I�m ready to play every day and to make money, and you can�t make money if you�re sitting on the bench. That�s the way I look at it.� -- 5.1.07, Jon Papelbon in the Boston Herald, who maybe should speak through Dice-K's interpreter next time

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