- Eight game winning streak coming out of the All-Star break
- Two of three vs. Boston, in Boston
- DFA'd LaTroy Hawkins, eventually traded to HOU for a fringe minor leaguer
- Traded Jose Tabata, Russ Ohlendorf, Dan McCutchen and Jeff Karstens for Xavier Nady and Damaso Marte
- Lost two of three to Baltimore, at home
- Lost Posada for the year to shoulder surgery
- Same day as Posada goes under the knife, acquired Pudge Rodriguez for Kyle Farnsworth
- Farnsworth conducts tearful interview
- RedSox seem about to deal Yankee-killer Manny Ramirez. Jason Bay is good, but he's no Manny.
- RedSox get swept by the Angels, at home
- Yanks are 1 game behind Boston, 4 behind TB
If you want some fun Detroit reactions/complaining/griping, check here. Especially the comments. They are not happy about the Pudge/Farnsworth trade. Not even a little.
What more can I say, I am pretty pleased with the events post-All Star break. It's going to be a fun stretch run.