McCann of Worms

McCann of Worms

Atlanta Braves' Brian McCann, center, celebrates with Edgar Renteria, left, and Chipper Jones after McCann hit a three-run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the fifth inning of a Major League Baseball game Monday, June 18, 2007, at Turner Field in Atlanta.

(AP Photo)

Sox Open with Road Trip Down in Hotlanta
Must Have Been the Travel Schedule, Again
Or the Heat, Or Maybe the Humidity

Braves Steamroll Sox, 9-4
Schilling Gets Seriously Schelled, Schellacked, Schlammed Around
Curt's Schortest Stint of the Season, Most Runs Allowed
Not OK: Schill Strikes Out on K's for First Time Since '93
Coco Came Out to Play Today, He'll Love It in Atlanta
Sincerely, Edgar Renteria, The Orlando Cabrera of the National League
Crisp Won't Comment for Sox Fans After Game Yet Again
Is He No Longer a Member of Red Sox Nation?

"This is the worst I've seen him throw since he's been here, velocity wise... he had a hump in his fastball." -- 6.18.07, Dennis Eckersley, postgame on NESN

NY Times: Things Going Right for Red Sox, but for All the Wrong Reasons
Bradford: Happy Bird Day for Big Papi | Grossfeld: Mo Vaughn in Rebuilding Mode
Sox vs. Braves: Willie Harris Plans to Lay One Down on Papi

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

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

ProJo:

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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