Toronto Blue Jays defeat Boston Red Sox, 7-3
TORONTO -- The way Derek Lowe figures it, Yankee Stadium will be rocking like it rarely has during the regular season tonight when the Red Sox return to the Bronx for the first time since the fateful Game 7 of the American League Championship Series.
"It's going to be electric from the time our bus rolls up to Yankee Stadium," said Lowe, who will try to bounce back from his woeful outing against the Yankees Sunday as he faces Jose Contreras in the opener of a three-game...
TORONTO -- Aside from his obvious assets on the field, what made Alex Rodriguez such a tantalizing prospect to the Red Sox last winter was his charismatic personality, a marketer's dream. On a team whose superstars tended to be guarded (Nomar Garciaparra), aggrieved (Pedro Martinez), or remote (Manny Ramirez), Rodriguez offered the perfect antidote -- glib, smooth, and polished, as comfortable in front of a TV camera as he was in the middle of the diamond.
But as the Re...
TORONTO -- Nothing like riveting footage of police chases ending with one suspect's vehicle after another cartwheeling or fishtailing into mangled pieces of metal as a diversion from the pregame doldrums. Many of the Red Sox, trying to watch a televised game between the Braves and Reds, instead were relegated during a rain delay to witnessing a montage of crash scenes before they tried to wreck the Blue Jays along their collision course with the Yankees.
They might have...
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