Swept Away
Toronto Blue Jays Yunel Escobar celebrates tagging out Boston Red Sox Carl Crawford on steal attempt during the seventh inning of their American League MLB baseball game in Toronto, May 11, 2011.

Crawford, Sox are Down and Out in Toronto
Something's Horribly Wrong with This Team

Toronto 9, Boston 3 | Another Lackluster Effort from the Millionaire's Club
Leave Lack in with Bases Loaded in the 7th? Brilliant!
If You Thought Wakefield Was Old, You Didn't Watch KG Tonight
Carl Gets Caught Looking in Left, Gets Caught Stealing, Too
Slam Dunkin': He's a Laser Show on the Billboards Only
Perfect Time to Take on the '27 Yankees in the Bronx
Bright Spot: AG Power Surge

"Ask a damn question... Everything went wrong that could go wrong, that's pretty much the story of the whole damn year... Everything in my life sucks right now to be honest with you." -- John Lackey... now's the time to cut him and his 8.01 ERA some slack

"A personality chip is missing [from the 2011 Red Sox]" -- Peter Gammons knows something is wrong

"It is what it is." -- Paul Pierce... after the devastating season-ending loss to Tom Werner and John Henry's marketing chip

Candid Camera

Lack looks back
(NESN screen image via CSNNE)

Lack Looks Back at a Left Field Foul Up

Lackey Lets Crawford Know He Doesn't Appreciate His Outfield Skills
Get Ready for Boston to Make a Big Deal About John Showing Some Frustration
Maybe This Might Wake Up the Dunkin' Donuts Doughboys

BDD / James MacLeod Cartoons
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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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