Sacked Fifth Avenue
Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester walks near the mound as Minnesota Twins' Justin Morneau rounds third base after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2009, in Minneapolis.(

Fifth Loss for Lester After a Dreadful Five-Run Fifth Inning

Globe: Something Amiss with Lester Again | Twins Doing It Mirrors 5, Easy Road Kill 2
Blackburn Slinging in the Dead of Night and Morneau Homers Over Trash Bag
This Just In: Jon Lester and His 6.07 ERA Will Be Watching the All-Star Game on TV
Jacoby Makes a Touchdown Catch and Extends Streak to 21
And It's RBI No. 16 For Dustin Pedroia, Soon to Be All-Star 2B's Ave. Up to .341
From Hot to Cold to Freezing Cold, That's the Bat of J.D. Drew
Quietly, Jason Bay Has Been in a Hitting Slump, Too
Ryan Seacrest Says: Jon Lester... You Are In the Bottom 2 When Smoltz Returns
And Bring Back Closer-By-Committee with Bard, Ramirez, Saito, and Papelbon.
Sad But True: It's News That the No. 6 Hitter Punts a Hustle Double
That's Dave Roberts Right There On the Air

"I felt like I threw the ball pretty well. Made one mistake. He hit it out. That's what makes him a good hitter. I don't think it's a mental lapse or anything like that. It's just not executing pitches." -- Jon Lester, Somewhere Along Da Nile, Which Isn't Just a River in Egypt

J-Bay 1, Youkilis 1, Pedroia 2, Varitek 3, in AL All-Star Voting
Gordon Edes: Sox Have Been Scouting Atlanta OF Jeff Francoeur
Proposition 99: Just Say No to Making the Druggie, Cheating, Lying, Quitter an All-Star
The Onion: MLB Adjusts Drug Policy to Allow David Ortiz to Take Steroids
How Can This Be? Calf Strain Forces Nomar Back to Disabled List

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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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