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Drew's Game is More Than a Little Off,
Maybe He's Just Out of His League

Choki-Doki: Papelbonless 'Pen Gets Pounded, Jays Rally for 6-4 Win
Restin' Pedroia: It's Never a Good Time to Sit the Player of the Year
Swing Coco, Swing Cora! Too Much Bad Bunting and Punting
No Glove Lost: 'Tek Couldn't Get the Tag Down in Time
The Rally Youkiller: KKevin Might Need to Step Out
Sox Needed the Eight-Inning Schilling Last Night
The Big Guns Got Nothing Done in the Ninth

"It was just that one pitch. I gave him a fat pitch and he got a home run off me." -- 9.6.07, a tired Hideki Okajima, who may be suffering from Epstein's raise-the-bar virus, too

BDD is a feature of 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


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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