Back-to-Back Attack

Coco Crisp (R) is congratulated by teammate Jed Lowrie (12) after he hits a solo homerun against Minnesota Twins pitcher Glen Perkins during the seventh inning of their American League baseball game at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, May 10, 2008
(Reuters Photo)

Crisp Whacks One, Then Lowrie Smacks One

Box: Sox 5, Twins 2
Globe: Lowrie, Red Sox Trot Past Twins
Dice Breaks Dome Losing Streak: Matsuzaka Stays in the Strike Zone
No Thunder, No Lightning: Papi and Manny Combine to Go 0-for-9
The Youk, The Youk, The Youk Still on Fire
Maybe Coco Should Go to All-Star Game Over Ellsbury?
Popcorn Save for Papelbon

"That was probably the farthest ball I've ever hit. But I haven't hit a home run in about 300 at-bats or so [actually just 114]. You kind of forget how to run around the bases. They were getting on me because I ran too slow. I kind of delayed the game about 10 minutes." -- 5.10.08, Coco Crisp on his really rare home run

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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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