This Just In ...
Lester reacts to a rough inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park, April 8, 2009, in Boston, Massachusetts.
(Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

The Cy Young Award Is Still Up for Grabs After a
Les Than Thrilling Duel at Fenway

Visitors 7, Home Team 2
The Kazmanian Devil Ray Was Back and Jon Lester Took a Step Back
More Breaking News: Josh Beckett Is Still the Ace of the Staff... Developing ...
Another Quick Night at Fenway: Game Only Lasted 5 Innings
Ahh, So This Is What They Meant About Missing Manny in the Lineup
Speaking of Him: LA Ram: 2-Run Double in 7th Leads Dodgers to Win
So, Explain to Us Again How It Was So Easy to Give Up on Carlos Pena?
Note to Jacoby: 1-for-5 with No Walks Isn't Going to Cut It at Leadoff
Bright Side Award: Ramon Ramirez
Welcome Back Kapler... Not So Much

"Last night's game against the Rays was unbelievable... Bob Davidson is easily the blindest home plate umpire in the entire league. I just want to know if Bob Selig has to write Davidson's check in braille?" -- e-mailer Ben to BDD

Good News: Girardi On the Hot Seat as Billion Dollar Bombers Fall to O's Again
Why Can't We Get Idiots Like That? Bad Joba 'Loves' Yogi
Fenway Puck: Bruins Reportedly Will Lace Up on the Infield
Time for a Statue at Fenway: Dave Roberts Set to Retire from Baseball
In Case You Missed It: Matt Clement Retired, Too... No Statue Planned

BDD is a feature of All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

Following feed provided by
Subscribe to Dirt DogsWhat's RSS?

Please e-mail us thoughts, images, attachments here.

The "Curt’s Pitch for ALS" program is a joint effort by Curt and Shonda Schilling and The ALS Association Mass Chapter to strike out Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Support SHADE!

The SHADE Foundation thanks Red Sox Nation for joining in their fight to save future generations from melanoma.
Hot Stove, Cool Music
Get the CD. Support Paul and Theo Epstein's Foundation to be Named Later.