Yankees' Marcus Thames celebrates as he runs to home plate past Boston Red Sox pitcher Jonathan Papelbon after Thames hit a game winning two-run home run off Papelbon in the bottom of the ninth inning of their MLB American League baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York May 17, 2010. The Yankees won 11-9.

Yankees Roar Back with a Comeback of Their Own

New York 11, Wait Til Next Year 9 | Papelblown in 9th
Love to Hear from Boras on How the Matsuzaka Investment Is Paying Off
So Theo's Store-Bought Stone-Glove Defense Is Supporting the Bridge?
Too Bad No One's Talking About Youk, J.D., V-Mart, Ortiz This Morning
Will Papelbon Be Theo's Best Trade Bait to Rebuild Come July 31?
Oh the Shame of Getting Beat By Marcus Thames

"Flat fastballs, poorly executed pitches on my behalf. Usually in those situations bad things happen." -- Jonathan Papelbon... not talking about raising the bar for closer's salaries today

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Seems Like Old Times

Nice to Hear from Nomar and Aaron Boone
About a Bad Loss in the Bronx

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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


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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