Atlanta Braves defeat Boston Red Sox, 10-4

ATLANTA -- The way the walls are falling around them, May 27 may be a date that lives in infamy for the 2004 Red Sox.

They awakened at home that morning with a five-game winning streak and a 1 1/2-game lead in the American League East, only to walk into a 15-2 ambush against the A's and suffer their most lopsided loss in nearly four years.

Since that fateful night in the Fens, the Sox have gone 14-20 and plunged 7 1/2 games behind the Yankees, a stunning fade for a team...