Ace of Clubbed

Everyone knows that Jeff Napoli's third inning home run is gone, including Josh Beckett, who doesn't even turnaround to watch it, while the Angels dugout celebrate. Jim Davis/Globe Staff) section:sports slug:sox06 Red Sox vs Los Angeles Angels in game 3 of the ALDS series at Fenway.g
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff )

It's Napoli Time for Beckett and Nap Time for Red Sox Nation
Sox Are Sweepless But There's More Baseball in Boston Tonight

The 5-Hour, 19-Minute Box Score: Monkeys 5, Boston 4
Shaughnessy: Loss Spoils the Party | Ryan: Game a Real Drag
Put This One Squarely on the Right Arm of Josh Beckett
Manny Who? Surely Would Have Made a Difference in This One
Tito Must Really Hate That Goofy Sean Casey Video Blog
October Surprise: David Really Does Seem to Struggle Without No. 24's Big Bat
Mike Lowell Looks Like the Best Player in an Old Timer's Game
0 Bay Bay... Jason Doesn't Bring His West Coast Game Back East
A Man Named Jed Would Not Be a Monday Morning Hero
About Last Night: 'The Air Was Crisp, The Baseball Was Not'
Congrats to Jacoby: The First 3-Run Pop-Up in Postseason History
There's No K in Kotsay... Hey, Wait a Minute
This Just In... Mike Scioscia predicts: 'We're Getting Eliminated Tonight'
'I'm Not Going Back to Anaheim,' Sincerely, Amy Winehouse
'That's Just Beckett Being Dice-K,' Sincerely Manny Ramirez
The Scene at Fenway: Pink Hat Champagne on Ice

"You've got to win three. You've got five games to win three. The series wasn't over in Anaheim. We had just won two." -- 10.6.08, Alex Cora does the math... now we understand


Reverse the Curse!

BDD Photo Illustration / Trish
(BDD Photo Illustration / Trish Rojcewicz)

Pony Up! Pedr0-for-Series So Far

""It's a tough loss, obviously. It's my fault, man. I've got to get on [expletive] base. That's it. I've got to help our team win. I didn't do that, haven't done that all series. So I blame this one on me. Everyone else is battling, I am too, but no results." -- 10.6.08, Dustin Pedroia, killing us softly with his bat

BDD - Pedroia MVP, The Scene at Fenway
(Boston.com / The Scene at Fenway)

... Not So Much


BDD Photo Illustration / David Nickerson
(BDD Photo Illustration / David Nickerson)
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

ProJo:

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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