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Boston Globe: Sox-Yanks pitching matchups > Sox do it again > Wake Comments were doctored > Robinson's legacy set in stone >  Thumbs

Boston Herald: 'Tek good in pinch > Heckuva first game > Cora corralled > Schilling offers a far-from-Curt response > Chamberlain to miss Sox

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It's Red Sox vs. YankeeZZZzzzzz: Rivalry's Buzz Takes a Beating
38Pitches: 'Umm, no.' | Wilbur: Space Shot | Yankee Swap
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Sox Eat Crow

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Yanks Move Into First Place

" 'I don't remember seeing anything like that,' said Elliott Ginsburg, a 64-year-old Sox fan who's held season tickets since 1972. 'That thing ran from base to base pretty good. I think he was faster than [Doug] Mirabelli was getting to the plate last night.' "

'He can probably hit better than Mirabelli,' snapped Anthony Taurasi, 32. 'He's probably just as good [on the basepaths] as Manny Ramírez.' " -- 8.2.06, Boston Globe

"In Greek superstition crows are seen as a bad omen, often foretelling death."

Cleveland's in the Catbird Seat as It's All Bad News for Boston
With 'Tek Out, Indians Ruffle Sox Feathers As They Go Down Soft, 6-3
Nothing to Crow Over: Bird Gets On the Bases More Than Home Team
C. C. What Happens When You Have Great Young Starting Pitching?
He Can't Fake It: Cleveland's Casey Blake Owns Sox in the Series
Gonzo's Got It Going, But It's Too Little, Too Late to Save the Day
Be Careful What You Wished For: The Doug Mirabelli Era Has Begun
Hirschbeck and Call May Have Cost the Sox a Run or Two
No Bull: Hansen Taking Two Steps Back, Corey Gives Up Homers, Too
Mike Lowell Joins Old and Hurt Club for the Night, But He's OK
It's a Good Thing Theo Didn't Make Any Moves to Improve the Pitching
The Sox Will Be Great ... in 2008!

“He [Jason Varitek] had the MRI and it showed some cartilage damage and to the extent they won’t know until they go in and scope it. The hope is it will be a quick return. He’s been hobbling for a while, going around the second the other night. The hope will be it will be shorter rather than longer [that he’s out], but we won’t know until they go in there… Lowell’s [foot is] going to be sore tomorrow, but he’s OK.” -- 8.1.06, Terry Francona on 'Tek and Lowell

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