Falling Apart
Daisuke Matsuzaka watches the game against the Tampa Bay Rays from the dugout during the third inning of their MLB American League baseball game in St. Petersburg

The World's Worst Investment Comes Undone Again,
Sox Drop to Third After Flop in the Trop

Tampa Bay 6, Boston 5 | Sox Stung By This Loss
Same Old Story: Matsuzaka Is a Five Inning Pitcher
Dice Dazed and Confused: Rays Bunt, Matsuzaka Punts
Smoke and Mirror Offense Cracks: Bats Go Bust with the Game on the Line
The Pedroia Problem: Bill Hall Can't Get to Balls
Eric the Great Night: 2 Homers by Patterson Wasted
That's a Theo Bullpen: 29 Runs in Last 30.1 for Relievers
Ramon Ramirez Reminder: Trading Deadline July 31
J.D. K

"He’s got to go to first, he’s got to take the out. We were set up to get the out at first. He knew that." -- Slow Hook Tito on another bad decision

Sox Life on the D-List

BDD / James MacLeod Cartoons
(BDD / James MacLeod Cartoons)

More Guys on the DL:
Buchholz Joins Varitek, DLcarmen as the Latest to Land in the Sox Hurt Box

A Look Back at the Bright Side

BDD / Frank Galasso

Photos: 2010 Red Sox All-Stars

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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