Extra Painful
Oakland Athletics' Kevin Kouzmanoff, right, is congratulated by teammates including Cliff Pennington, left, after hitting the game-winning single during the tenth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, July 20, 2010, in Oakland, Calif.

Wake Coughs Up the Lead; It's a Bowden-Tied Win for A's in 10

Oakland 5, Boston 4 | Sox Get Tossed for a Loss
'Throw From Drew to the Plate... Not in Time' and a Mile up the Line
It's a Balk in the Coliseum: Ramon Was Roamin' Around Out There
And It's Zero Extra Base Hits, 9 K's, Since Ortiz Played Home Run Derby
Some Good News: Lowrie Set to Come Back... You Remember Jed, No?
More Good News: Theo's Not Paying Coco's Salary Anymore
Where's Waldo? How About Where's Jonathan Papelbon?
Sox Killer Kevin Kouzmanoff Does It Again... Who?
Run Prevention Offense Leaves 12 Men Stranded
Bad News: Fenway Sellout Streak Ends Tonight

"When Wake pitches, you�re going to see stolen bases, passed balls, that�s the way that knuckleball works, and it ended up adding up to four runs." -- Tito knows Wake's downside by now

"Bogar sends Papi with one out with Beltre coming up then holds Cameron with one out with Cash coming up... the guy has no clue." -- Kevin H. on Tim Bogarrrgh!

This Just In: Lucchino Denies Reports
Sox Are Doing It on the Cheap

"That [reports that the luxury tax will limit Sox ability to add at trading deadline] is inaccurate, for one very obvious reason is that we're over the threshold... we are at the bottom end of the tax threshold, we're not at the highest tax rate... I know what our financial plans are and that is not true, we have money set aside to acquire talent if we can find it... This is not a promise or prediction that a trade will happen, we're not going to do something just to keep our record alive of making deals at July 31, there's got to be a deal that makes sense. Theo's parts with prospects less willingly than he might part with his first born." -- 7.21.10, Larry Lucchino on WEEI's Dennis and Callahan

How You Like Mannywood Now Dodger Fans? Manny Goes Back on the DL
Sitting in the $90 Cheap Seats at Fenway? No Beer Vendor for You

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