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An area of storminess is entering New England from the west, and should make for a wet night at some point. We'll update the radar picture when our own particular storms start lining up.
We're looking at a half inch of rain or so, and there could be some thunderstorms. After that, we're looking seasonable for the rest of July.
Red Sox 12, Seattle 8
The Boston Red Sox sent the Seattle Mariners to their 15th straight loss Sunday via a 12-8 whipping.
Boston pounded out 17 hits to add to Seattle's misery. Jarod Saltalamacchia, Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford getting three hits each. Jarod had 4 RBIs. A fun time was had by all for Boston's batters.
The New York Yankees won, so Boston's lead in the AL East is still 3 games.
Tim Wakefield notched his 2000th strikeout as he improved his record to 6-3, 5.15.
Crystal Bowersox Misses Her Performance
The headliner for the final night of the Barnstable County Fair was supposed to be Crystal Bowersox, the American Idol finalist. However, Crystal Bowersox did not perform at the Barnstable County Fair last night.
In response to blogger "Wise", and others.
The Grown Up party, while somewhat tongue in cheek, is more of a forum than a political party, per se. It professes to cross ideological lines and require a base level of maturity and civility when doing the business of the country. You could be a tea party follower or a liberal democrat and be a "member" of the Grown Up party, as long as you insist upon accountability on the part of elected officials that behave like children.
Boston 3, Seattle 1
The Boston Red Sox gave manager Tito Francona his 1000th career win by handling the Seattle Mariners, 3-1. The loss was Seattle's 14th in a row.
Jacoby Ellsbury, who is on a fine scoring streak, drove in 2 runs. He also scored from third on a wild pitch. He was a regular One Man Show.
Josh Beckett struck out 7 and improved to 9-3, 2.08. Tim Wakefield (5-3, 4.80) takes the hill today at 1:30 PM. You can catch the game at NESN or on 96.3-FM.
Big Nick's Ride passes North Dennis Rd.
by Jonathan Mayo
Surprise thunderstorms popped up as the participants in "Big Nick's Ride" circled back towards D-Y High in the 2nd annual event. The procession was enormous. Support was overwhelming. We thank the efforts of YPD, the Motorcycle Clubs of Cape Cod and the riders who participated.
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No, No, No!
Troubled pop singer Amy Winehouse is troubled no more, as she joined the 27 club today in London.
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Plymouth (and maybe Barnstable) County.
UPDATE, NOON.... An area of thunderstorms is forming along a line running SW from Plymouth to Newport, Rhode Island.
These should soak down anyone on the Cape who didn't get wetted by the last storm.
A New Party to solve our New Problem
Anyone wondering or concerned about what will happen to their retirement plans next week if a deal is not cut on the debt ceiling?