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:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole


Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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