Big Papi Jumps the Shark

Will David Help the Sox Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory?
Or Will We See a Return to Papi's Prime Time at Fenway?

In This Episode of "Baseball-tawk,' Big Papi Returns Home
to Fenway Park to Face an Uncertain Future


D-Train Breakdown

Tigers starter Dentrelle Willis stands with his head down after seeing manager Jim Leyland head for the mound in the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Thursday, June 4, 2009, in Detroit. Willis had issued a bases-loaded walk to Boston's Kevin Youkilis just before he was pulled from the game.
(BDD Photo Illustration)

Motor City Sweepdown

Boston 6, Detroit 3 | Heading Home on a Winning Note
So Tim Wakefield Is Worth Every Penny When Smoltz Comes Back
He's Right on the Money with No. 14, Bay Banks Another One
Okajima Completely Flying Under the Radar This Season
Walk and a HIt is a Clean Inning for Papelbon

"I threw a couple good pitches and I didn't get the calls, and I let myself get flustered. That's the first time that's happened in my career, but you can't do that against the Red Sox. It was just mental." -- Dontrelle went to hell in a handbasket in a hurry

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

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

ProJo:

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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