No Offense, Interleague Play Is Just Awful

 Chipper Jones, right, celebrates with teammate Garret Anderson after Anderson's home run against the Boston Red Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 28, 2009, at Turner Field in Atlanta. Both players had solo home runs during the afternoon and led the Braves to a 2-1 win.
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For the First Time in History...
Soccer Was More Exciting Than Baseball Yesterday

Hanson Handles Sox | Atlanta 2, Boston 1
Thumbs Up for Penny, But Braves Put Their Two Cents In
Bright Side: The Red Sox Don't Have the Ugliest Red Jerseys in Baseball
And the Mighty Jacoby Weakly Grounded Out, Then Struck Out
Ortiz Plays Some Football Around First Base

"We lost the game, so there's no satisfaction in whether I'm pitching good. But it's nice to be healthy." -- Brad Penny's thoughts


Wake's On a Tear

Starting pitcher Tim Wakefield of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 27, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Sox Stay Red Hot on the Road

Wakefield on Top of It All | Boston 1, Atlanta 0
It's a Good Old Fashioned Pitcher's Duel Down South
The Single Most Important Play: Tip of the Cap to Mark Kotsay
Holding Pattern: Delcarmen in the Seventh, Masterson in the Eighth
J.D. Drew Is Pulling a June Disappearing Act
Papelbon Shaky Save No. 18
Red Flag: Mike Lowell

"Just being mentioned with the names I'm being mentioned with is pretty cool. I'm thankful I've been here as long as I have. -- Tim Wakefield, who made his 382nd start for the Sox, tying him with Roger Clemens*

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. 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

ProJo:

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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