Carp Diem
Carp comes up big
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

Mike Seizes Moment, Punches in Winning Run in a Pinch

Boston 4, Baltimore 3 | Sox Are Better Late
The Sun Comes Up, The Sun Goes Down, and John Lackey Doesn't Get Run Support
20th Win In Last At-Bat, 30 Come-From-Behind Wins, And They Can't Sell Out Fenway
Buck Showalter Plays Checkers While John Farrell Plays 3-D Chess
Salty Is Double Trouble Again As He Closes in On Fisk and 'Tek
Surprise of the Night: Ellsbury Stayed in the Game
Red-Hot Pedroia Finds a Hole to Drive In Two
It All Started With Stephen Drew

"Sometimes it's all about placement. I didn't get a lot of it, but it's a funny game. You can hit a ball hard, guys were hitting the balls hard, but right at people. It just takes just one little squibber, one little jam shot to seal the deal." -- Mike Carp, clutch performer du jour

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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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