Toronto Blue Jays defeat Boston Red Sox, 10-5
The Toronto Blue Jays began last season by getting swept by the New York Yankees in three games, then bounced back to sweep the Minnesota Twins.
This season, Toronto lost its first three games against the Detroit Tigers but bounced back in yesterday's Red Sox home opener, routing Boston, 10-5.
That means for the second consecutive season, Toronto has avoided its first 0-4 start in franchise history, and Blue Jays players said they were able to rebound because no one fre...
Red Sox fans gave the fellas a mulligan on this one. As the game degenerated in the late innings, the happy thousands stuck around and cheered when 34-year-old David McCarty made his big league pitching debut. Though the game was out of reach, there was more delight when old friend Brian Daubach came up with two outs in the ninth.
There were hardly any boos for Mike Timlin, who imploded in the eighth, or for manager Terry Francona, who saw his club of great expectations...
Sleep an hour or two and go to work. Chances are, there's no employee of the day trophy waiting at the end of the shift. Heck, if you were an airline pilot or truck driver, there might even be a criminal complaint.
The sleep-deprived Red Sox tried it yesterday in their home opener and fell face first in a game that started with all the promise of a new season of baseball in New England and ended with a fresh round of questions about how many more injuries their beleague...
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