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

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers

ProJo:

Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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