Can't Quit Stroking

Adrian Beltre, right, celebrates his three-RBI home run with teammate David Ortiz (34) during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010

Bats Still Smoking
Beltre, Scutaro, Drew Come Up Big in Baltimore
Sox Hanging Tough Until the Bitter End

Boston 9, Baltimore 6 | Lester Turns It Around
Scutaro's No Goat, Two-Run Jack Off Hendrickson Ties It Up
Beltre Bomb No. 24 Seals the Deal for the Never-Say-Die Sox
Lester Comes Undone Early, Bounces Back for Four Solid
Lugo Won't Bite Hand That Fed Him, Big K with Bases Full
And It All Started with a J.D. Drew Homer
Everybody Hit, Kalish, Too
16,210 Strong Showed Up

"We never quit. We played the first inning right through to the ninth inning because you never know what can happen. We do have a lot of pride on this team. We don’t care what people think about us. We’re gonna keep playing hard." -- Victor Martinez on the diehard Red Sox

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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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