Behind the 8 Ball
Eric the Dread
Going, Going, Gagne! Win Blown in the 8th
Oh, Canadoh! Eric Gagne Comes Completely Undone
Poor. Jon. Lester.
Was Manny Delcarmen Wiped Out After One Out?
And, Where in the World Was Jon Papelbon with Two Gone?
Tom Caron, NESN Extra Innings: "Panic in the streets of Red Sox Nation, Jim. This is as bad as it gets."
"Would you have gone to Papelbon earlier or is this a case where you have to see what Eric Gagne can do for you before you can decide where he's gonna pitch?"
Jim Ed Rice: "Well, I've always felt this way, if Papelbon my horse, I'm going to use Papelbon every day, I'm going to go out there and say 'hey, how many can you give me.' Right now, these are the dog days. If you're my horse, I gotta have you. I gotta have you in the race.
"This is not a buddy-buddy situation, this is life or death. We're gonna make the playoffs or we're gonna clinch the division. As long as you're healthy, you come to the ballpark to play every day. I want you out there."
The Incredible Shrinking Lead ...
... Is Down to 2 1/2 Games. Oh My, Tito.