Oh Nomar!
Nomar Garciaparra of the Oakland Athletics rounds the bases after hitting a home run against John Lester of the Boston Red Sox at a Major League Baseball game on April 13, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum
(Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images)

It's Lesterrible. The Sox are West Toast Again.

Les is a Mess | Oakland 8, Boston 2
Can We Revisit That Lester for Santana Trade Again?
Adding Insult to Mr. Injury: Garciaparra Goes Deep Against His Very Old Team
Dallas Braden Might As Well Have Been Roger Clemens vs. This Lineup
Giambi Goes 2-for-3... Will He Be Drug Tested This Morning?
Baldelli Now Leading Off... Is Coco Available?
Can Nomar Still Play Short?

"I don't think I pitched as bad as the linescore says." -- um, yeah, you did Jon Lester


Is This the Big Bat Missing from the Lineup?

Vince Wilfork photographed at Foxborough stadium on March 19, 2009
(Essdras M Suarez / Globe Staff)

"Wow... this team is a complete failure in my mind. No bats, no heart, no personality, no resiliency, no timely hitting, soft manager, soft ownership, soft GM. Not to mention we're getting absolutely drilled by HUNGRY TEAMS. TEAMS with so much camradarie that they clear the bases in defense on their new Right Fielder on a pitch over his head. I've never been more disappointed in this organization and it's leadership in a LONG time." -- e-mail from Jimmy, who's not happy with the team

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