Sick Flick
Red Sox manager Terry Francona removes Brad Penny, right, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Monday, May 25, 2009, in Minneapolis. Red Sox won 6-5. Penny (5-1) pitched his third straight victory.

Lucky Penny Strikes Out 7, Throws Up Another W

Penny Has Value | Boston 6, Minnesota 5
And the Hits Keep on Coming for Jacoby Ellsbury
Sweet 16 Hits for the Sox, and Jeff Bailey Had a Big One
Designate Him as a Hitter: Iron Mike Lowell Gets 4
Oh No... There's a Year and a Half to Go with Lugo
They've Got the Power: Bay and Youk Keep Banging in the Runs
Stat-Rat-Pedroia Now Batting .337, But He's Tied with Papi for Homers
The Problem with So-Called Saves: Papelbon Gets One for a Horrible Outing
David Who?

"He handled it really well, and I actually thought he threw well even if he wasn't sick. But you add on that - that's pretty good. -- Tito on new kid on the trading block Brad Penny

Sunday: Boston 12, Mets 5 | A Crazy Day at Fenway
Saturday: New York 3, Boston 2 | The Shell of Jon Papelbon Blows a Win
Friday: New York 5, Boston 3 | Lazy Lugo Seals the Loss

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Boston Globe:

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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

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