Red Sox Hot and Not In AugustHOT- David Ortiz(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)Papi was scorching in August, leading the Sox with a .411 average and eight homers in only 20 games. He drove in 20 runs while striking out just 14 times.
Red Sox Hot and Not In AugustNOT- Tim Wakefield(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)The knuckleballer struggled trying to notch career win #200, going 0-2 allowing 18 runs off 39 hits in 31 innings.
Red Sox Hot and Not In AugustHOT- Jacoby Ellsbury(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) The Red Sox leadoff man hit just .280 in 26 games in August, but hit seven homers and drove in 22 runs.
Red Sox Hot and Not In AugustNOT- Josh Reddick(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)Reddick hit just .208 in August with two home runs and five RBI in 28 games.
Red Sox Hot and Not In AugustHOT- Dustin Pedroia(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)Pedroia continued hit hot streak in August, clubbing 33 hits in 29 games. Pedey hit .303 with 15 RBI and 11 runs scored.
Red Sox Hot and Not In AugustNOT- Darnell McDonald(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)McDonald's rough season continued in August, when the outfielder hit just .244 in 17 games. He was just 10-for-41 with nine strikeouts. He also pitched an inning of relief, allowing two runs off one hit.
Red Sox Hot and Not In AugustHOT- Andrew Miller(Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)Miller was solid in August, going 2-0 with a 1.84 ERA. He allowed just three earned runs in 14.2 innings, striking out 14.
Red Sox Hot and Not In AugustHOT- Jonathan Papelbon(Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) The Red Sox closer was lights out in August, notching five saves with a 2-0 record. In 11 games Papelbon did not allow a run, giving up just two hits and striking out 12.