Dustin Pedroia gets a low 5 from 1st base coach Luis Alicea as he rounds 1st base after his 1st inning 2 run HR.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)

It's a Giant Step Up Night for Pedroia
Dustin Goes Deep, 5-for-5 in 10-2 Sox Romp

Roberts Returns to Rousing Ovation
The Cheater Gets the Usual Treatment
Most Valuable Tavarez Sharp for 7
J.D. 3 RBI's, 3 Runs, 3 Hits

"The first month of the season, we spent so much time trying to defend him. He wasn't hitting. But he plays the ball all over the ballpark. And, man, he makes contact. There's a lot of things in his favor." -- 6.15.07 Terry Francona

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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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