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:

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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