Kevin Youkilis is congratulated by teammates David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia after Youkilis hit a game-winning home run during the 8th inning. The Boston Red Sox host the Texas Rangers in an MLB game played at Fenway Park in Boston, MA Tuesday, August 12, 2008
(Boston Globe Staff Photo / John Bohn)

The Cheers Can Be Heard Halfway Around the World

Tuesday's Texas Mess Box: Boston 19, Texas 17
Globe: Sox Pull It Out as Things Run Amok at Fenway
It's a Good Old Fashioned Hitter's Duel at Fenway
After a Worst First, Youk Hammers Texas and Brings the Swagger
In the Big Inning: Papi Strikes Deep in the Heart of Texas
Fenway Security Wakes Up and Tosses Fans for Interfering with Balls in Play
He Hits at Home, Too: High 5 for Pedey, the Ideal No. 2 Hitter
Byrd is the Word for Texas, Too: Marlon Bangs Out 5 Hits Himself
Aardsma, Delcarmen in '08: Not Exactly a Winning Ticket
Bad News: Banged Up Lowell May Have to Sit
Coco Can't Catch a Break from Ump
Sorry Charlie: The Zinkerball Era Was Short Lived

"At some point, you're thinking about going for a field goal." -- 8.12.08, Tito on the Texas mess

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Now It Can Be Told: Booing Brings Out the Best in Youkilis

"I also felt the emotion of the boos today. So the roller coaster ride in Boston's always fun. Luckily, we got the cheers at the end." -- 8.12.08, Kevin the Hot Head is Back Youkilis, booed after two first inning strikeouts, is finally getting how it works in Boston

Touching All the Bases: Youuuuuuuuukkk!!!!
Peter Gammons: Some Q&A on the Sox, Manny, and More
Gordon Edes: Red Sox Take a Flyer on Byrd
Kevin Hench: A Motivated Manny's Coming Up Big

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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