Home Run Derby

Bonser gets lit up
(AP)

Rays Bang Out 7, Cards Hammer 1, Sox Lose 2

Tampa Bay 11, Boston 9 | Boof, Boof... Out Goes the Ball
Tazawa Gets Tagged, Shouse Was Sharp
Why Can't We Get Back Players Like Kelly Shoppach?
Bright Side: Mr. Personality Mike Cameron Hitting .423 This Spring
St. Louis 13, Boston 8 | Bad Outing for Bowden
What's Eating Ramon Ramirez Besides Batters?
Hermida and Hulett Can't Carry Us Forever
Penny for Your Thoughts on Losing Brad Now
Large Gives Up Big Runs

"And when [the Rays] got it in the air, a lot of balls left the ballpark, starting with Boof. When he came out he revealed a little bit his right groin was grabbing at him a little bit. So, we'll look at him tomorrow and see where that goes." -- Terry Francona, giving Bonser an out ... (he needed a few more today)


Has 'Sweet' Grown Sour?

(ESPN Video)

It's That Song Again. Buchholz Plays Along for ESPN.

"My agent called and asked me if I wanted to do it. I don't how they came up with me to do it. I think Victor [Martinez] was supposed to do it, but he couldn't at the last minute. So they asked me to, and it was pretty fun. You see all those funny commercials they do, and it something you always want to be a part of." -- Clay Buchholz, via CSNNE.com


Embree, Oh!

Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek and pitcher Alan Embree embrace as the rest of the Boston players rush out of the Yankee Stadium dugout to begin the celebration following the final out of the Game Seven
(Jim Davis / Globe File)

Can the Sox Get Two Lefts Right?

Old Friend Alan Embree Is Back in the Mix
We Were Hoping It Would Be Manny or Pedro Returning... But He Is One of the 25

"They’ll bring in a truck driver if he says he can throw 90 miles an hour and throw a splitter." -- Joe the Plumber Nelson

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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