Lack and Forth

John Lackey delivers against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park

Lackey Looks Good Against Lowly O's
But It's Too Little, Too Late

Boston 6, Baltimore 1 | Sox Avoid Showalter Sweep
The $82.5 Million Man Wins His First Game in a Month. Bravo
Ortiz Keeps Racking Up Big Garbage Time Numbers
Papelbon Demanding a Save for His Scoreless Inning
Who Had Adrian Beltre Getting 99 RBIs in the Pool?
Bright Spot: Reddick HR

"There’s probably been times when he might not have been the most popular guy here in town." -- Tito on Lackey... who still wins a popularity contest over Matsuzaka and McBeckett

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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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