Lefty Groove
Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester gets a hand from the crowd after giving up a double to Josh Barfield to lead of the sixth ining, which was Cleveland's first hit of the game.
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff )

Lester's No-Hit Drive Through Five Leads Sox to Take Tribe
Rays Lose, Division Barely Alive

Thursday Night Box: Boston 6, Cleveland 1
Lester Flirts with 2nd No-hitter, Beats Indians
Order Up: Ellsbury's Finishing Strong at the Top
The Youk Is Back on Fire, Home Run No. 28 for 1B
Short-Term Memory: Lowrie Shakes Off September Slump
Story Behind the Story: The Resurgent Bullpen Shoots 3 Blanks

"If it happens, it's nice. But we've got to get ready for the playoffs... I'm not worried about Game 1, 2, 4, 8. Whatever it is, give me the ball and I'll go pitch." -- 9.25.08, Jon Lester, a lefty with the right attitude about the postseason

Manny Gives More to LA Hospital in 2 Months Than He Gave to Boston Kids in 7 Years Here
Sox Celebrate Wild Card Close to Fenway | OT: Schilling is Secretary of Duh-fense
Hey RemDawg, Can You Kick This Clown Out of the Nation?

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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