Another World

From 7th Inning Beers and Buckets of Fried Chicken Wings to
Gomes Wanting to Give Everyone In Championship City a Ring

"That Marathon Monday... that was something that I've never been a part of. We obviously have deaths in your family, deaths in your... something, tragedy like that... An explosive, a bomb, something so selfish an act, not only to Boston but on America and then we're supposed to be the strong legs, strong back to carry everyone and put smiles on everyone's faces but like I was saying, I think it's the other way around. I think we jumped on Boston's back. They wouldn't let us quit. They wouldn't let us lay it down. I mean obviously it happened right on the finish line, so you would think in your head let's not go to the baseball game, something bad might happen there, too. Nope, even more people came, threw up Boston Strong on the Green Monster and we just rolled, so if everyone in Boston could get a ring, they deserve one too." -- Jonny Gomes on Conan

From St. Louis: Stephen Drew Makes the Most Sense for Cardinals
Worry Story: Pedroia Bum Thumb Surgery Presents Complications
Obama Cares About the Red Sox Win: 'Therapeutic Medicine for the Whole City'
Mike Napoli Wins the Party Mayor of Boston So Brad Mar-Shand Changes His Name
Ch ch changes: Goodbye Jacoby, Hello Giancarlo and McCann Could Replace Salty
Will Ellsbury Run a 'Thanks Boston' Ad in the Globe When He Goes?
Update: Parade Punks Stopped By Sox Fans on the Scene of Beating
Farrell Must Be a Slam Dunk for AL Manager of Year
Olney: Red Sox Being Unfair to Lovullo

Mike Briggs Illustration

Verducci on Ortiz in Sports Illustrated
Ortiz Does His Thing on Letterman, Kelly Ripa, and on SI Cover

"I've played with a lot of superstars but I've never been around a superstar who cared more about winning than David. He could go 0-for-4, but if we win the game, he's the happiest man in the room." -- Red Sox catcher 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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