It's Not the Heat,
It's the Futility

Scutaro, Lester can't take the heat
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

Sox Bats Cold on a Hot Summer Night
Lesterrible Again, Too

Indians 9, Ortiz 1 | Cleveland Steamrolls Sox
Oh Baby, Jon Lester Is Cramping Our Style and Just Can't Win
O-Watered Down: Jacoby Gets a Few Cheers, Then Goes 0-for-5
Why Can't We Wait 5 Years for Guys Like Andy Marte?
The Run Prevention Defense Rears Ugly Head Again
The Savage Revenge of Justin Masterson Continues

"You're not used to pitching in these conditions. I'm in a funk right now. Weird things are happening. I've just got to keep working. Am I throwing the ball the best I can? No. But I've just got to keep grinding it out." -- Lester not as ornery after another loss

BDD is a feature of All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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