Saturday Night Special

Manny Ramirez, right, is congratulated by teammate Julio Lugo after Ramirez threw out Tampa Bay Rays' Carlos Pena at home plate during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Saturday, May 3, 2008.
(AP Photo)

Manny's Got a Gun, Sox Have Some Fun

Box: Sox 12, Rays 4
Beckett Benefits as Sox Crush Shields and Cruise
Tough Guy at the Top: Ellsbury's a Gamer, Gets Sox Going, Again
No Homers, but Sox Bang Out 15 Hits at Home
Dustin Keeps Bustin': 3 More Hits for 2nd Baseman
The Streak is Over: Manny Ends Longest RBI drought Since '97
Vote Dustin Pedroia for All-Star
Captain Props: 3 RBIs for the Catcher
He's Over .200: 3 RBIs and 2 More Hits for Papi
Moss Undergoes Appendectomy at Mass. General
Drew Gets into the Act

"I think he's had an uncanny ability to be unbelievably accurate. He has the ability to sometimes not move his feet - not that he didn't there - but look left, throw right, and the ball ends up where it's supposed to be. It's a pretty good play all the way around at a big juncture in the game." -- 5.3.08, Red Sox manager Terry Francona on Manny Ramírez's radar arm

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Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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