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Jason Bay of the Boston Red Sox hits a home run in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles August 18, 2008 at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. (
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J-Bay Bangs Out Two, Even 'Tek Hits One
And Lester Keeps Getting It Done

Monday Night Box: Boston 6, Baltimore 3
Globe: Sox Feel Right at Home in Baltimore
Lester Stops the Bleeding, Steps In as Staff Ace Again
Manny Delwalkman Keeps Making Us Nervous
Breaking News: Varitek Finds Some Bat Speed from the Left Side
Jacoby Just Doesn't Jump Start the Offense

"I don't think my mind-set has changed any since April. More consistent, pound the zone. If you can show guys you're ahead in the zone, they're going to swing at pitches early in the count that aren't necessarily good pitches to hit. I was able to do that tonight." -- 8.18.08, Jon Lester

Red Sox Reality Check: Soul Survivor: Where Do We Stand?

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


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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