1. Boston-Minnesota: Manny Clutch Again

    For the second straight day Manny Ramirez provided the game changing blow. This time it was a game tying two-run homerun in the eighth inning to make it 5-5. Brandon Moss drove in the game winning run on a single up the middle...

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  2. In Case Of Emergency: Barry Lamar

    While the Nation holds their breath in anticipation of a David Ortiz return slated to begin around the end of the month, there still lies the possibility our Papi will never be able to find his pre-wrist injury form...

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  3. 7/8: Lester Looks To Replicate

    Prev. Gm: Minnesota Twins (50-39) @ Boston Red Sox (53-39) Nick Blackburn (7-4, 3.68) @ Jon Lester (7-3, 3.21) 7:05 PM EDT | Fenway Park (Boston, MA) TV: NESN RADIO: WRKO 680, SBN 1150 GAME NOTES: Nick Blackburn is an excellent pitcher…...

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  4. BLOGPOLL: N.L. Awards 7/8

    Each week, I am participating in the 2008 MLB Blog Poll at RotoJunkie.com. Below are my current votes for the Most Valuable Player, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year awards...

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  5. Could Theo Stand Pat?

    Filling in for Tim again is Daniel Rathman… Yesterday, the news came out that the Red Sox will recall Clay Buchholz to start Friday against the Orioles, and will meanwhile send Justin Masterson back to Pawtucket to work as a reliever...

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  6. a very boring Terrible Cartoon

    I gotta be honest, folks. Following Wimbledon, the 15 inning Tigers game, and the (murderous) 10 inning Sox game, all of which I watched because it was a Sunday and I am a crazy person, I was ...

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  7. 7/7: It Gets No Easier

    Prev. Gm: Minnesota Twins (50-38) @ Boston Red Sox (52-39) Scott Baker (5-2, 3.65) @ Daisuke Matsuzaka (9-1, 3...

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  8. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Tony C

    The last trivia question asked was who was optioned to Pawtucket to make room for Kevin Youkilis’ major league debut. The answer, as correctly surmised by Daniel Rathman, was Mark Malaska...

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  9. Trading season upon us, should Sox boost bullpen?

    With the Milwaukee Brewers acquiring stud pitcher C.C. Sabathia from the Cleveland Indians, (expected to be made official sometime this morning) the trading season is officially upon us...

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  10. Red Sox Make Out Like Bandits in All-Star Roster

    So as we all know by now, the following Red Sox players will be on the All-Star roster, with an asterisk designating that the fans voted him in as starter: J.D. Drew — Can’t quibble with this one...

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  11. New York Yankees 2, Boston Red Sox 1: Yanks hold on

    Boston tried to scratch back in the ninth inning on an RBI single by Mike Lowell, but it was not enough as the Sox lost to the Yankees 2-1. Justin Masterson pitched well in his start against New York pitching six innings, allowing six hits and two runs..

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  12. SOX ON DECK: Jed Lowrie Sox’s future SS?

    Ever since Boston traded Nomar Garciaparra to the Chicago Cubs on July 31, 2004, shortstop has been like a revolving door...

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  13. 7/5: Moose Hunting

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (52-37) @ New York Yankees (45-42) Justin Masterson (4-2, 3.75) @ Mike Mussina (10-6, 3.87) 3:55 PM EDT | The Toilet (Bronx, NY) TV: FOX RADIO: WRKO 680, SBN 1150 GAME NOTES: We could see a lot of runs scored today...

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  14. BOS 6, NYY 4: Sox rally back

    Josh Beckett had trouble in the first inning, but Mike Lowell picked him up launching a three-run home run in the fifth inning and also collected a sac-fly in the third for the win...

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  15. Pepsi’s TRIVIA: Youk’s debut

    The last trivia question asked for the first player to hit for the cycle in both leagues, who was a Red Sox. The answer was Bob Watson in 1979. He hit .337/.401/.548 after coming over in a trade June 13th for Pete Ladd, Bobby Sprowl and cash...

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  16. 7/4: Happy Fourth

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (51-37) @ New York Yankees (45-41) Josh Beckett (7-5, 3.65) @ Darrell Rasner (4-6, 4...

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  17. Are the Red Sox Cuckoo for Coco?

    Prior to last night’s impressive shutout victory over the Yankees, the Red Sox had lost five consecutive games, their longest skid of the season...

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  18. BOS 7, NYY 0: Lester hurls gem

    Jon Lester gave the Boston bullpen no chance to blow game 1 of the series vs the New York Yankees. Lester pitched a complete game shutout striking out 8 and only allowed five hits. Boston scored in the first, second, fourth, fifth, and eighth for the win.

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  19. 7/3: Out of the frying pan into the fire

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (50-37) @ New York Yankees (45-40) Jon Lester (6-3, 3.48) @ Andy Pettitte (9-5, 3.98) 7:05 PM EDT | The Toilet (Bronx, NY) TV: NESN RADIO: WRKO 680, SBN 1150 GAME NOTES: Here we go...

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  20. TB 7, BOS 6: Way to blow it

    With a 4-1 lead headed into the bottom of the seventh inning the slumping Red Sox let up six runs en route to their third consecutive loss against Tampa and their sixth loss at the Trop (0-6)...

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  21. Red Sox-Yankees, Not the Hot Topic: Fireside Chat No. 14

    Boston Red Sox podcast for MVN Radio Episode 14 where we talk to Frank more about the Rays than the Yankees, and how it looked like the Red Sox would avoid the sweep. Episode No...

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  22. SOX ON DECK: Pawsox lose on 2-out, 2-strike bunt in bottom 9th

    Want to know how to cool off the Pawtucket Red Sox? Pull a play out of your left ear — which is exactly what Syracuse’s Danny Sandoval did Wednesday night as the Chiefs edged the International League’s best team, 6-5, at McCoy Stadium...

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  23. 7/2: Salvage The Finale

    Prev. Gm: Boston Red Sox (50-36) @ Tampa Bay Rays (51-32) Daisuke Matsuzaka (9-1, 3.21) @ Scott Kazmir (7-3, 2.28) 7:05 PM EDT | Tropicana Field (St...

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  24. POLL: Who’s the ace?

    Midway through the season, of the four starters having made at least 12 starts, who should be considered the 2008 Red Sox’ de facto ace? Josh Beckett, postseason stud, and his rotation-leading 1...

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  25. TB 3, BOS 1: Sliding without Papi

    Dioner Navarro notched two RBI singles, and Matt Garza pitched a seven inning gem, to beat the slumping Red Sox 3-1. Boston has now lost their last four games, with their last win coming on Friday in the opening game of the series vs...

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