Boston Red Sox defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 6-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Leave it to the youngest kid in the major leagues to distill the problem to its essence.

At 19, B.J. Upton last night was minutes away from making his highly anticipated debut in the bigs -- he signed for $4.6 million with the Devil Rays as the second overall pick in the 2002 draft -- when his voice boomed through the public address system in the concourse at Tropicana Field during a broadcast of a pregame radio interview.

Upton was poised to mak...