Arlington Road Is
A Dead End

Boston Red Sox Mike Lowell throws his batting helmet after striking out against the Texas Rangers during the fifth inning of their game in Arlington, Texas August 16, 2009.

Sox On the Brink of Disaster, Drop 2 of 3 in Texas

... That's 7 Losses in 9 Games to the Rangers
If the Season Ended Today, The Boston Red Sox Hit the Beach
Sox Not Wild About Results | Texas 4, Boston 3
Mr. Clean Knocks Out a Homer, Still Wants Reputation Back
Kinsler Got the Head of the Bat Out on That One
Yes, Hot-Head Kevin Youkilis Cost the Sox a Game Here
Tazawa Tosses Up Some Matsuzaka Numbers
Blood and Guts Drew Misses Second Straight with Sore Groin
Francisco Says I'm No Sox Farmhand
At Least New Yawker Frank Viola Sounded Good on NESN ... umm ... ..

"Who says we can't reel off 25 wins in September? If you feel like you're defeated by losing a series, that's not the right attitude to have." -- Victor Martinez, the new face of the franchise

"He [Drew] said to me in the [ninth], he goes, I don’t know if I can finish this game. I said, look at the scorecard, you have to. We already put a pitcher in to run. That’s all we had to do was put somebody out there in right - like a circus. So we’re trying to take care of him for a couple days.’’ -- Terry Francona, taking Drew out via the media, so he's seriously sick of this, and he wants you to know

Good Morning
Red Sox Nation

Boston Dirt Dogs
(BDD Photo Illustration / S. McDonald)

At Least The Sox Still Know How to Make a Buck

This Season is Getting Draining

Frank Galasso Illustration
(Boston Dirt Dogs / Frank Galasso, cartoonist)

Mazz: For Sox, Time is Fading Fast

Rangers Sprint Past Sagging Sox

(BDD Photo Illustration / Zach Tyler)

Penny and 'Tek, the Run-On Battery

Rangers Run Over Red Sox | Texas 7, Boston 2
That's All She Wrote: V-Mart and J-Bay Solo Shots
Penny Drops to 7-7, 5.22 ERA, Bullpen Taxer
Shocked That Brian Anderson and Alex Gonzalez Didn't Come Through ... ...

"I'm trying to get outs and make good throws. I'm making the best throws I can make."
-- V-Tek, tossing donuts in Texas as the Rangers steal a club-record 8 bases

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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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