Ninth Life Turns to Dead End

Crisp struck out. Varitek popped out to first baseman Betemit. Lugo struck out.
(Coco, Varitek: Getty Images / Jim McIsaac | Lugo: Reuters Photo )

Coco, Tek, and Lugo Crush Sox Comeback

Sox on Fox Box: New York 2, Boston Just 1
Rivera Throttles a Sox Uprising in Ninth Inning
Done, 2, 3 Ninth: Bases Loaded, Nobody Out, Nobody Scores
Drew, Lowell Spark Rally Fireworks, But Bottom of the Order Was a Dud
Moose of Old Runs Through Sox Lineup
Defense Was the Story But Wildman Masterson Held His Own for 6
Lopez and Timlin, the New Middle-Relief Stopper Solution
Hit Record No. 7: Manny's Plunked 3 Times... McCormick Rumored to Be Behind It
Nightime Sighting in Newport: John Henry Blending Right in on Bannister's Wharf
At Least It Was a Fine Time: A Rare Sub-3-Hour Sox-Yanks Tilt

"... and then Mariano went to work and pretty much carved us up for the next three hitters." -- 7.5.08, Tito on the done deal

BDD is a feature of All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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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