As the calendar turns to September, the Red Sox look to be waving the white flag, trading Manny Delcarmen to Colorado, and losing to the Baltimore Orioles 5-2. Get all the coverage at RedSoxLinks.com.
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Air of defeat settles over Red Sox– Alex Speier has the Sox looking like a team finally giving in.
Fading Red Sox show little life– Gordon Edes seems the same signs.
Drew’s failure flies under radar – Jon Couture says that despite not getting hurt, this season will be a black mark on the career of J.D. Drew.
Leigh Bodden was placed on season-ending IR yesterday, making him the second Patriots starter on an already inexperienced group to be lost for all of 2010.
Patriots lose Bodden for the season – Monique Walker reports on the big loss yesterday.
Pats roster takes a hit — Bodden finished for season – Robert Lee takes a crack at the roster.
Mentoring a new duty for Patriots’ Mayo – Rich Garven has the Patriots linebacker taking on new duties in his third season.
Tully Banta-Cain in no rush – Karen Guregian has another Patriots linebacker urging patience with his unit.
Giant steps for Brian Hoyer – Ian Rapoport looks at how far the backup QB has come in a year.
Worry Wart – Preseason Game Four At Giants – Chris Warner airs his concerns about the final preseason game.