Lack in the Saddle Again
Lackey then and now
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John's Got The Finishing Touch

Lackey's signature postseason moment happened on Oct. 27, 2002 when he was the winning pitcher for the Anaheim Angels in Game 7 of the World Series against the Giants. That was before tonight.

Speier: 11 Years Later, Lackey In Position to Make History
Bob Lobel: The 2013 Retooled Boston Red Sox on Verge of Redemption
It Will Cost You About $1,918 To See Something Not Done Since 1918
And It Was 9 Years Ago Today, That Pedro Got Plunked at the Parade

"... while this team says it is playing for the city, the fans, the region and for each other, I believe them for once. Their sizable paychecks won’t bounce, but I believe their collective heart and motivation is pure. This is the first time I can ever remember wanting a team to win for itself. -- Bob Lobel, on Suite Sports

There's a Good Moon on the Rise

Boston Dirt Dogs
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Sox Take 5


Les Is Historically More
And Just One Win Away From Taking It All

David Ortiz! David Ortiz! David Ortiz! ... And David Ross!

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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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