Inching Closer
to Clinching

 Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka throws to the Toronto Blue Jays during the fourth inning of their American League MLB baseball game in Toronto, September 21, 2008.
(Reuters Photo)

No Worries, Matsuzaka Remains a Road Warrior
And the Fun Will Come Out in Boston Tonight

Sunday Afternoon Box: Boston 3, Toronto 0
Globe: Sox Have Safety in This Number
Tomorrow Never Dies: Sox Live On the Edge for Another Day
Dice-K Is All Grown Up, Celebrates Turning 18
Ellsbury Lays Out All His Tools in Toronto
Papi Shows More Signs of Showing Up in October
The Big Question: Is Okajima Back?

"Since the moment I turned pro, I wanted to match my win total to the number on my jersey. It took me 10 years, but I finally got there." -- 9.21.08, Dice-K Matsuzaka through a translator

Manny Look-alike Contest Ends in Tie

(BDD Photo)

¿Te Pareces a Manny?

Two Guys Are Fit to Be Tied After Spot On Impersonations of Manny Ramirez in Boston at Viva Los Dodgers Festival

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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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