Par for the Course

Red Sox left fielder Daniel Nava watches an 8th inning homer by Tigers Delmon Young, as the standing are seen on the scoreboard.
(John Tlumacki / Globe Staff)

Average Round from Beckett Helps Sox Extend Lead
In AL East Basement

Detroit 7, Boston 3 | Cellar Dwellers Can't Sweep Up
Max Factor: Scherzer the Strikeout King Knocks Down 6 Sox in 6
Thank You And Goodnight: Sox Offense Is Done with Scoring After 3
Hit Streak Ends at 10: HR-Swing-Is-Gonzo Can't Even Scratch Out a Trademark Single
Yes, There Is Still Room on the Saltalamacchia for All-Star Bandwagon -- Vote for Salty
No Truth to Rumor Terry 'The Situation' Francona Will Be Joining Jersey Shore Cast
Throwing in the Towel: Tito Apologizes for Photo Gaffe on Michael Kay Show
Jose Iglesias, Still Out with Back Injury, Sounds Like He'll Fit Right In
Et Tu, Bullpen? Call to Arms Yields 3 Runs in 2 Innings

"I made some pitches when I needed to and I didn't make some other ones. We kind of talk about this a lot, you're going to have five pitches in a game that you have to make, and I think I made three of them today. The other two it cost me three runs in one inning." -- Josh Beckett dancing around the fact that he gave up 10 hits and had just one strikeout in seven innings

"Just because I had a concussion doesn’t mean I’m going to change things. I did brace myself more for this one. I had to run a long way for it, and I almost got there." -- Ryan Sweeney, front-runner for Dirt Dog of the Year

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole

ProJo:

Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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