Let Me Tell You Something, Brother!

BDD - Steve Garberg Photo Illustration
(BDD / Steve Garberg Photo Illustration)

Youkamania Is Running Wild Across the Country

Kevin Youkilis Has Second 2-Homer Game of His Career, Both in Detroit
7th HR for Kevin in 13 Games at Comerica Canyon

As Reliable As a Yugo

BDD -- Julio Yugo
(BDD Photo Illustration / Michelle Schacht)

Do We Have Another Rent-a-Wreck on Our Hands?

Julio Can't Hang On ...

BDD - Lugo makes Error No. 10, Tigers win
(BDD / NESN screengrab)

And Then Goes Off ...

Buckley: Questions About Errors Spark a Lugo Outburst

Someone Needs to Explain to Julio How It Works in Boston: ďI donít care, but sometimes it would be nice to say something positive,Ē he said. ďBut all the time itís negative things, you know? Sometimes, you know, people should say something thatís positive. But every time itís something negative . . . bring it up, bring it up, bring it up. Why? I understand you (the media) are going to write whatever you want . . . but I come here every day and bust my ass . . . if things donít work out sometimes, thatís the way itís going to be. You understand? But sometimes you bring up the same things . . . You get tired of that." -- 5.7.08, Julio Lugo to Steve Buckley, Boston Herald

The Steal Deal


Ellsbury in the Running for Raines's Record

2 More 'Bags for Jacoby in Detroit; 22 Straight without Being Thrown Out
Most Straight Steals Since Tim Raines Swiped 27 Straight for the Expos

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


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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