The Great Escape


Ortiz Rescues Red Sox in Oakland

Oakland 7, Boston 6 | Sox Avoid Sweep
Oh the Headlines If the Red Sox Had Lost That 6-1 Lead for Good
Blown Save City: Koji's Been Shaky Lately
Fernando Abad Boy Ruins A's Rally
Hat Tip to Nap, Ross, Gomes

"I'm getting hit on day game. I think it’s because I'm old. I'm not woken up." --Koji translated

"I like to go out there and make things happen. We've had a good game, had a good series and then we go back to struggles. So hopefully everything changes at some point." --David Ortiz after his big pop

Choke's On US


A Tie Never Felt So Much Like a Loss

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Boston Globe:

Athletics bring down Red Sox again > Ortiz chastised by MLB for bitching > Ortiz sees things differently > Buchholz back with big club

Boston Herald:

Coco's single in eighth lifts A's > Miller once again pens tale of woe > Shane Victorino is still sore


Sox marvel at accuracy of Drew's arm > Decision time for Doubront > Important decisions on rotation

NY Post:

Kuroda sharp in no-decision > This is the Beltran the Yankees need > Hondo roaring for Tigers

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