Thanks, Alex

(AP Photo)

Double Play-Rod* helps Sox take down Yankees

Box score: Red Sox 7, Yankees 3
Recap: A nice turn by Masterson, Red Sox
Young reliever forces Rodriguez into key double play
A-Rod's night: 2 DPs, 2 strikeouts, 1 error, and 55,058 boos
Red Sox now 6 games ahead of Yankees
With Drew on DL, Red Sox in talks for Braves OF Kotsay

"It was an awful night. For me, personally, it was a long night. I pretty much screwed it up any way you can screw it up." -- 08.26.08, Alex Rodriguez

* - Headline gem courtesy of New York Daily News

BDD is a feature of All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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