Manny Happy Returns

Boston Red Sox left fielder Manny Ramirez participated in today's batting practice and was in today's starting lineup.
(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)

He's Back on the Field at Fenway
And It's Just Another Bump in the Road for Tito

A-Rod & M-Ram

Manny Ramirez is greeted by New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.
(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)

Future Teammates? Manny and Alex Have a Conversation By the Batting Cage

"We have run into bumps in the road ever since I've been here. The result, two of the times, has been a World Series ring, so as a team, sometimes you fight through things. Sometimes you work through things. It's not always perfect, but how you get to the end is what counts, and that's what we're trying to do." -- 7.26.08, Terry Francona on Manny drama

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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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