Sox Shock the Monkey in Anaheim

J. D.Drew HR breaks the tie in the 9th
(Jim Davis / Globe Staff)

J.D. Thunder Sticks LA Fakers
Champs Up 2-0 on Late-Night,
Late-Inning Tie-Buster Off K-Fraud

J.D. Drew of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with teammate David Ortiz No. 34 after hitting a two run home run in the ninth inning of game two of the American League Division Series against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium on October 3, 2008 in Anaheim, California
(Stephen Dunn / Getty Images)

Friday Night ALDS Box: Boston 7, Orange County Angels of Anaheim 5
Globe: Drew's Back in the Swing, 2-Run Shot Really Hurts Angels
You Hendu It: Sox Turn It Up to 11 Straight Over the Hapless Halos in October
New Record for Most Consecutive Postseason Wins by One Team Over Another
Tito Escapes the Second Guess of the Century: Sending Out Masterson in the 8th
More of the Same: Names Change, But They're Still the Collapsible California Angels
Million Dollar Smirk: Scott Boras Looked Mighty Impressed with Matsuzaka's Usual 5
This Just In the Picture: Boras Wants to Renegotiate Drew's Contract Immediately
Aybar None: It Was a Walk in Park for Masterson in the Shaky 7th
Face It Figgins, It's Over: J.D. HR = ALCS Here We Come
Rest the Weary: Kotsay, Cora Fill-In Just Fine
Big Papi Showed Warning Track Power in 9th Life
At the End of Day, Paps Vultures West Coast Roadkill
We're With You Leather: Youk Is a Fielder of Dreams
The West Is No Test: F-Rod Kisses His $75M Contract Goodbye
Bay-sball Been Berry, Berry Good to Us in October
Thanks Buck MAR-tin-ez: The Curse of El Caballito Is Killing Pedroia
Game 2 Photos Here

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

"The big bombs killed us today. Bay man, that's the new Manny I guess. He's out there swinging the bat like crazy. And J.D. Drew came through with a big home run at the end and it's kind of deflating." -- 10.3.08, Torri 'get the dog in you' Hunter on the Sox biting back

LA Stories: Angels Peck, Red Sox Hammer
Bay Is Giving the Red Sox Poise
Everything Has Gone Dark for Angels
If Only Angels Could Go Back to 2002

Choke's on California Again

BDD Photo Illustration / Rob Curtin
(BDD Photo Illustration / Rob Curtin)
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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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