David, Or Tease?

DH David Ortiz looks skyward as he crosses the plate on his fourth inning solo home run, Angels catcher Mike Napoli doesn't. The Boston Red Sox take on the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Fenway Park.
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

Have Reports of His Most Recent Demise
Been Greatly Exaggerated Again?

Boston 3, Valley Boys 1 | Lackey, Sox Look Sharp at Home
With All the Noise Surrounding Him, Ortiz Lets His Bat Do the Talking
You Don't Need to Strike Out 10 Guys a Night When You Give Up Just 2 Hits
Ortiz Move: No Wonder Why Terry Francona Has Lasted 1,000 Games
Adrian Beltre Is Turning Out to Be An All-Star in Boston

"The way we're going everyone looks like Cy Young." -- Torii Hunter not giving Lackey much credit

Funny How That Works ...


Trot Got a Bigger Hand Than Nomar Last Night

Flynn, Drinkwater, and Others Remember Garciaparra
Sully Baseball: I Have a Dream... That Boston Fans Would Have Better Perspective

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


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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