Boston Red Sox defeat Texas Rangers, 14-6

Poor Ryan Drese. The Texas righthander might have needed an extra-strength sleep aid to make it through last night at his Back Bay hotel as he prepared to face Murderers' Row, a.k.a. the rejuvenated Red Sox, today at Fenway Park.

Barring an ample dose of Sominex, Drese could have tried to lull himself into slumber by counting the number of hits the Sox have amassed in matching their season-best five-game winning streak (80). Or the number of runs they piled up in their ...