JV Penny
Red Sox starting pitcher Brad Penny looks upset as the A's Mark Ellis (foreground left) rounds first as the ball he hit to lead off the sixth inning bounces into the right field stands for a ground rule double. Penny would be pulled from the game afer the hit.
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

A's Take Penny to School Right from the Opening Bell

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That's 8 Losses in the Last 11 Games If You're Counting
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Bright Spot: Bullpen Settles Down

"It looked like they didn't finish hitting since last night. The first four pitches they had three hits. It was ridiculous. I guess we ran into them at the wrong time." -- Mike Lowell... the other DH

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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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