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

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers


Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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