Captain Crunch

Jason Varitek trots back to the dugout after hitting a home run off Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Drew Carpenter during the eighth inning of an interleague baseball game, Thursday, June 30, 2011

Sox Run on Battery Power

Boston 5, Philadelphia 2 | V-Tek Kicks In, Lester Steps Up
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You Can't Stop Josh Reddick, You Can Only Hope to Contain Him
A Rare Long Ball By the Laser Show
A-Gone Has Biggest Hit: Hamels Gone

"[Lester] held on and kept us in the game. He's the story today." -- Jason Varitek, the rest of the story

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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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