Steve Buckley at the Herald tweets Pesky died this afternoon. He was 92.
Comcast Sportsnet reports on the grim scene in the clubhouse last night after yet another stupid loss:
Lackey was so busted up after the latest defeat that he was strutting around the clubhouse with a can of Bud Light in each hand, or what is known as "double-fisting" on every college campus in the history of mankind.... Read more
Updated 4:40 p.m.
Boston Police tweeted this afternoon:
Missing: Wally the Green Monster, If seen please call Boston Police.
About an hour later, police updated: Wally was back, safe and sound at Fenway. What at first sounded like a case of a dementia-suffering Wally, or perhaps a cruel prank by a Yankees fan, turned out to have a much simpler/stupider explanation: An employee who... Read more
Over the Monster is, of course, talking about the Red Sox season, wondering whether we've gotten to the point where it's just a bandage-covered scab and it's time to just rip the bandage off in one fell swoop rather than suffering two more months of slow pain.
A sore-eared Fenway resident complains:
Helicopter tours over Fenway Park creating massive noise pollution to neighborhood residents. Aren't there regulations against this?
Ed. note: Today's game would suggest the Sox are doing their best to end this problem as quickly as possible.
Mats Tolander posts some photos of Nava in a gray plaid shirt.
That final game at Fenway was the most emotional day of my life on the baseball field. It could not have been scripted any better. And to all those kids out there in Red Sox Nation, I can give you my Dadâ€™s advice. "Life is like a throw to first base, always aim high."... Read more
Finally a win, thanks to the newest Pedro.
Joy of Sox reports on an effort to shame the shameless during the series against the Yankees:
Four games, on four networks. Bring your anti-Boston Sports Media signs to the ballpark! Or make them once you're inside. The media's ego has exploded, and they're making not only themselves but us look like morons. It's time to let them know that they don't represent Red... Read more
Darnell McDonald tweeted shortly after 2 p.m. today:
Just got off the phone w/ Mr. Cashman Happy to announce I'm a new Member of the N.Y.Y. #Happy4th #blessed
The Globe reports:
Obama thanks Boston for sending Kevin Youkilis to Chicago, gets booed
Last hurrahs are sad. Here's hoping he rips the covers off the balls in Chicago.
Boston Police report issuing a citation for "improperly made left turn" to a man who caused a minor collision at the intersection of Boylston and Ipswich streets shortly before 3 p.m. yesterday.
Police do not identify the driver who was at fault in a report longer than for most murders, but an educated Boston news consumer should probably be able to figure it out... Read more
WBZ tweets that Carl Beane died in a car crash in Sturbridge today.