Lock, Stock, and Barrel

Jacoby Ellsbury of the Boston Red Sox rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run during the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 20, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland
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Captain America Ellsbury Powers Sox to Another Win
Time for Theo to Play Games with Scott Boras Again

Boston 4, Baltimore 0 | Ellsbury is Front and Center
Mazz: Ellsbury a Case of Before and After
Ells Bangs Homers No. 14, 15, Numbers Up ... .316/.375/.509
AndreW Miller Knows How to Pick Up the W
Just What Do We Have with Matt Albers?
Singles Dance ... AG Breaks Out, Sort Of

"It is not a secret that we have sat down and tried in the past and tried to lock Jacoby up in the past, and we will sit down in the future and try and do it again at the appropriate time." -- Theo Epstein, looking at Carl Crawford money for a guy who's earning it

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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