The Long and Winding Road
Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona, left, takes the ball from pitcher John Smoltz after Smoltz gave up a three-run home run to New York Yankees' Melky Cabrera in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009.
(AP)

... Has Hopefully Come to An End For John Smoltz in Boston
It's a Big Bronx Blowout As The Sox Keep Slip Sliding Away

Everything Comes Undone In a Hurry | New York 13, Boston 6
Smoltzuzaka Needs to Say Sayonara... Until We Meet Again in Cooperstown
Smoltz's Pitches Floated Like a Butterfly, Yanks Stung Like a Bee,
Sincerely Muhammad Ali (Who Looked Better Than Smoltz Last Night)
It's Back-to-Back Four Home Run Games for Your Red Sox Pitching Staff
Billy Don't Be a Hero Traber Was a Mop Up Hero, Throwing 70 in Relief
We're Sure John Is ThisClose to Being Back, But There's a Wild Card Race to Win
David, The Distraction, Ortiz Goes 0-for-5, 1-for-19 in August, .053 for the Month
Mr. Leigh Teixeira and Co. Absolutely Eat Up John and Billy for 18 Hits
Lowrie Hurt, Green Is What He Is, Lugo Gone... Theo's Killed Us at Shortstop Again
Mazz: Master Plan Shortsighted | Shaughnessy: In Reverse Gear and Slipping Fast
The Left Fielder Is Out With Hammy Issues... Deja Vu All Over Again
Yeah, That's Going Away, Ortiz Accusations Bit Just Ran on Conan O'Brien
That's an 8.32 ERA for Smoltzie. Enough.
Hooray for Casey Kotchman
Sign Johnny Damon in 2010


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