Baltimore Orioles defeat Boston Red Sox, 3-2

BALTIMORE -- It came to this: After traveling 41,442 miles, facing 25,592 pitches, and enduring more ups and downs than their Delta charter, the Red Sox yesterday happily ended the 2004 regular season where they began it in the visiting clubhouse at Camden Yards.

Six months after they dressed for the 43-degree chill of their season opener against the Orioles amid all the promise of spring, the Sox dropped their final game of the regular schedule to the O's, 3-2, then wa...