The Flop at the Trop

The Rays Fernando Perez slides in ahead of the throw with the game winning run. Red Sox pitcher Mike Timlin is in the backround.The Boston Red Sox play the Tampa Bay Rays in Game Two of the ALCS at Tropicana Field
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Things Get Ugly Late Night in One of the Worst Postseason Losses in Red Sox History

It's a Game Two Nightmare as Mike 'No I Haven't Retired Yet'
Timlin Takes the Tough Loss
Gil Velasquez May Have Given the Sox a Cleaner Inning
Is It Easier to Blame the Umps?

Sox Can't Close the Deal in an Extra Frames Fiasco
Mike Timlin, the Mother of All Gas Cans, Got the Ball
J.D. Drew Makes the Best Underhand Throw to Home Ever
Why is Byrd Getting the Sean Casey Treatment?

BDD Photo Illustration / Richard Goldrich
(BDD Photo Illustration / Richard Goldrich)
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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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