MINNEAPOLIS - "You're welcome," Josh Beckett called out to Jed Lowrie across the clubhouse.
Lowrie had just been handed an unmarked, slightly scuffed baseball, not long after trainer Paul Lessard had handed him one with an inscription nicely lettered on it. Lowrie seemed a bit confused.
Which one was the right one?
The first one, as it turned out, was the one exchanged for a Beckett-signed baseball and, oddly enough, the only one of the four solo home runs hit by ...