Red Sox relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon gives up the lead against the Baltimore Orioles

Sox Blow the Biggest Lead in the History of Earth

Baltimore Bullpen Collapse: Baltimore 11, Boston 10
When Push Comes to Save, Papelbon Is No Mariano
But It Was Nice That He Got That Ceremonial Save on Monday
Markakis Cracks Two-Run Double Off Pap to Give Orioles the Improbable Win
It's True: The Red Sox Had a Nine Run Lead With Nine Outs to Go
It's Been 20 Years Since the Sox Have Blown a Nine Run Lead
Masterson Comes Completely Undone in the 7th Inning
Kottaras Gets Thrown Out at Plate, And Can't Pull the Trigger on Dribbler
More Bullpen Implosions: Okajima Was Killing Us Softly in the Eighth
Upside: With Lowell on the DL, Bailey Goes 3-for-4 and Scores Three Runs
And It All Fell Apart After Five Guys Forgot There Were Only Two Outs ...

"We pretty much imploded. I can�t think of any better word to use. It�s just what happened.�" -- Papelbon has a way with words

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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


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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