More and Les
Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester works during the first inning as the Boston Red Sox host the Texas Rangers in an MLB game played at Fenway Park in Boston, MA Wednesday, August 13, 2008.
(John Bohn / Boston Globe Staff)

8 is More Than Enough; Jon Had His Good Stuff

Wednesday Night Box: Boston 8, Texas 4
Globe: Sox Hitters Again Find the Range Against Texas
Les is Best: The True No. 1 Starter Improves to 11-4
Mr. Cleanup: The Youk, The Youk, The Youk is On Fire
Jeddy Ballgame Bangs Out Another Double; Bay Drives in Two
Now Comes Timlin Time, a.k.a. Cryin' Time Again
The Single Life: Coco's Still Got His Speed

”He comes to play hard. He comes up with big hits. The energy he brings, you can't measure it." -- 8.13.08, Sox first baseman Sean Casey on third baseman Kevin Youkilis


Oh Captain, Bye Captain?

BDD - Meir Weinberg Illustration
(BDD Photo Illustration / Meir Weinberg)

Time to Find a New Catcher in '09?
The Mind Numbing Numbers: .194 in August; 93 K's on the Year

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

ProJo:

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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