Boston Red Sox defeat San Diego Padres, 1-0
Should be quite a reunion tonight when the San Diego Padres pay their first visit to Boston.
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner once was an owner and managing partner of the Padres. Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino ran the team until three years ago with help from Mike Dee, now chief operating officer for the Sox. General manager Theo Epstein rose from public relations assistant to director of baseball operations for the Padres. And Dr. Charles Steinberg, executive vice presi...
Big night at the Fens. When it started, fans were still asking, "Where's Nomar?" But when it was over, they were no longer wondering, "Where's Pedro?"
Boston's ace of diamonds returned with a flourish last night. Hair sprouting out from under his cap like black Brillo, Pedro Martinez was his old, gunslinging, "here-it-is-try-and-hit-it" self. The K cards were hoisted and the big board flashed "94 MPH" as the San Diego Padres kept swinging and missing in their first-ever...
Maybe it's a hair thing. They are the superstars of baseball hairstyles, Pedro Martinez, whose Jheri-curled look recently was likened to Samuel L. Jackson's in "Pulp Fiction," and Johnny Damon, whose tumbling mane alternately has drawn comparisons to Jesus of Nazareth and the original caveman.
They are not alone on the Red Sox, of course.
"We have different hairstyles here," Damon said. "We have Manny [Ramirez] with the lion look. We also have Pokey [Reese], who came...
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