Happy Homecoming

Dustin Pedroia is all smiles as he comes into the dugout after scoring the only run of the game in the bottom of the eighth inning. He led off the frame with a double, and later scored from thirdbase on a Manny Ramirez single.
(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

Dice-K, Dustin Don't Let Twins Win in Our House

Monday Night Box: Boston 1, Minnesota 0
About Time: Ramirez the One to Lift Sox
So Long 5 Inning Starter: Magnificent Matsuzaka Gets Into the 8th
15 Game Streak and Counting for Dustin the Deliverer
Oki Gets Out of It and Keeps Twins Away From Home
Boo Birds Chirping: All-Star Catcher Captain Now 6-for-last- 63
Baker Couldn't Take the Heat; Surrenders to Fenway Kitchen
Keep the Hands in the Stands: Faux Fan Reaches Out and Grabs Dustin's Double
Youk on the Defensive: All-Star 1B Getting It Done with the Glove
More Relief: Masterson Will Be the Man in the Middle
Bonds Away: Papi Takes BP

"That was probably his best outing as far as his ability to command the strike zone." -- 7.7.08, Jason-V on Dice-K tonight

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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