Victor-y!
Red Sox batter Victor Martinez hit a two-out, two-run double last night
(Reuters File Photo)

Sox Show 9th Life in Texas-Sized Comeback

Sox Do the Texas Two-Out Step | Boston 8, Texas 4
Last Night Was the Night Professional Hitter Victor Martinez Became a Red Sock
Buch Stopped Here: Tito Puts In Inexperienced Pitcher to Run, Move Backfires
Buchholz Had No Idea Which Way to Go, Dives Headfirst, Could Have Been Hurt
For Everyday Eddie, It Just Wasn't His Day, He Left One Out for Ortiz
The Insurance Salesman, Inconsistent J.D. Drew Adds to Lead
This Just In: Daniel Bard's ERA Over 3.00 And Rising
Woodward Designated, No Word on Bernstein

"I don't want anyone at my locker so beat it." -- Frank Francisco, former Red Sox farmhand, after his blown save


Snap, Crackle, Dropi

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Ortiz Goes Off on Boston, Media Before Game, Drops to 7th in the Order, And Launches a 2-Run Bomb to Ignite Comeback

The Blame Game -- Ortiz Puts It Back on Us: 'If You Want to Judge Me, It's on You'
Too Bad Ortiz Wasn't This Animated the Day His Name Came Out for Being on the List
The Devil's in the Details... And Ortiz Leaves Them Out Again in His Latest Rant
He's Mr. Clean: Ortiz Says He Has Now Passed 18 Drug Tests... Good News
David Thinks the Media Shouldn't Have 'Called Attention' to the 'Bad News'
With All the Money Talk, It Sounds Like He Lost an Endorsement
Or the Supplements Excuse Is Eating Away at Him ...

"Like I always say, I come in one day, I'll go out another. When I get to be gone, I won't give a flying [expletive] about nobody, period. Nobody going to give a flying [expletive] about me. They've already done anyway. But I see where all the media and player situation here come from. That said, I thought it was different. It ain't, though. All people work about is making money, selling bad news, talking [expletive] about people. Trying to call attention. I don't agree with it." -- David Ortiz, and there you have it sports fans

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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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