Tainted Love
Manny Ramirez of the Inland Empire 66ers waits on deck against the Lake Elsinore Storm on June 27, 2009 at the Lake Elsinore Diamond in Lake Elsinore, California. Ramirez is preparing for hsi return to the Los Angeles Dodgers after a 50 game suspension.
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LA Lemmings Will Flock to San Diego to Cheer on the Cheat
But Make No Mistake, Manny's Legacy Is Forever Tarnished

Born Again on the Third of July: Cheating Coward Returns to MLB Action
And the Gutless Dodger Is Still Afraid to Answer Questions About His Suspension

"I wouldn't be lying to say that when he steps to the plate here he's going to probably feel like he's at home. There's no doubt about it... [Manny's drawn interest] over this event that's really negative and detrimental to himself and the game. It's really kind of taken on a new life of its own. I've never seen, really, something like this." -- Former Red Sox reliever Cla Meredith

All-Star Voting Ends Tonight: Vote For the Best Player to Give the Sox Homefield
Picturing the Pastime: Check Out 'Baseball Faces' at the Hotel Commonwealth
SI.com: Slow, Steady Tim Wakefield

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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

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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