Can You Hear Her Now?

BDD / Frank Galasso illustration

As We Head Into a Highly-Anticipated Football Season,
The Fat Lady Keeps Singing for the Red Sox

Texas 10, Boston 9 | Beckett's Not Fooling Anyone Anymore
The Sun Comes Up, The Sun Goes Down, and Beckett Gets Booed Off the Mound
Mr. Never Ready: 10.42 First Inning ERA for Beckett This Year
'Too Much Extra Rest' or Not Enough Sleep for Beckett?
Nice Inning, Kid. Middlebrooks Comes Through, Again
Who's Going to Give Ellsbury $20 Million a Year?
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Beckett postgame

"Obviously the numbers aren't good but I felt strong out there... I don't think it was just early on [that every pitch was up], I think it was the whole time. Need to get my fingers on top of the ball." -- Josh Beckett ... there are lies, damn lies, and Beckett's postgame statements

"Great comeback. Guys battled all day long, just did a fabulous job... [Beckett] made some good pitches and some not so good pitches. He finished the fifth inning pretty good..." -- Bobby Valentine just playing out the string, talking the company cliches


Exclusive Behind the Scenes Footage From Bobby Valentine's Postgame Team Meeting

Who's Responsible for the Missing Strawberries, Bobby?
Did Someone Make a Duplicate Key to the Icebox?


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Season Over, But Record Will Keep Playing

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

ProJo:

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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