All Clear
David Ortiz, right, hits a three-run double against the Chicago White Sox during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, in Chicago.

Papi Produces Without You-Know-Who
and Pays Homage to the Long-Haired Man

Saturday Night Box: Boston 6, Chicago 2
Globe: Ortiz's Double Gives the White Sox Plenty of Trouble
Papi Stands and Delivers: David Watches His Two-Bagger, But 3 Score
Lucky 13: Dice-K Knows How to Rack Up Wins
Lowell Bounces Back with 2 Hits
Jacoby Jacks One Out; Ready to Lead?

"Oh, yeah. Papi knows when the ball is gone. I guess Mother Nature doesn't want me to hit it out tonight." -- 8.09.08, David the Admirer, just like the old left fielder

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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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