Toronto Blue Jays defeat Boston Red Sox, 12-6
TORONTO -- Hours before the first pitch was tossed, Terry Francona said Curt Schilling would have some extra incentive when he took the mound last night against the Blue Jays.
Schilling's last pitch here April 22 resulted in a game-losing grand slam off the bat of the inimitable Chris Gomez. Francona and everyone else knew that Schilling was going to be spitting nails on his return trip to George Jetson's home park.
"Of course, that doesn't guarantee a win," cautioned t...
Pitching? Even their most effective starter to date, Curt Schilling, was unable to spare the pitching-rich Red Sox the ignominy last night of allowing an opponent to score in the first inning for the ninth time in their last 11 games. Nor could Schilling avenge his worst defeat in a Sox uniform -- a 7-3 loss to the Blue Jays April 22 -- as he lasted only five innings in his shortest start of the season.
"Teams have been scoring on us early a lot," manager Terry Francona...
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