Big Flop in the Trop

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz reacts after flying out with two runners on base during the ninth-inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game Friday night April 25, 2008, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Red Sox pitcher Mike Timlin wipes his brow during the 11th inning. The Rays won the game 5-4 in 11-innings.
(AP and Reuters Photos)

New at 11: Sox Up Cough Up Another One

Rays 5, Sox 4
6 Stranded in Final 3 Innings Before Another 'Pen Collapse
Look Who They've Got Their Haynes on Now: Mike Timlin
David 000000rtiz and .370 Manny Don't Get It Done in the 9th
Cha-ching: Kevin Cash 3-for-3 hitting .323
The Magic Is Gone: Wake Just Doesn't Own the Rays Anymore
The Mighty Casey Just Limped Out
That's Enough Carl Crawford

"I don't know, I guess Joe [Maddon] just took a chance and it paid off. I threw a couple of good pitches, a couple cutters in, one he swung over, the other he got enough of to pull past [Dustin Pedroia]." -- Mike Timlin's still got it... Rays got lucky..

Getting Drafty... And His Blog Must Be Called 'Extra Mayo'

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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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