Boston Red Sox defeat Detroit Tigers, 6-1
Times like these make grown men talk to televisions.
"C'mon, guys, get the [darn] out," Pedro Martinez shouted at a big screen in the Red Sox clubhouse yesterday as he watched the Blue Jays try to finish off the Yankees with two outs and the potential winning run at the plate in the ninth inning in Toronto.
Thanks to a brilliant performance from Tim Wakefield in a 6-1 victory over the Tigers at Fenway Park, the Sox were poised to cut the gap in the American League Ea...
The way things have turned their way in recent weeks, the Red Sox seemed strong enough to overcome even the loss of Manny Ramirez to an injury. But they were grateful just the same when the slugger returned yesterday after missing only one game with a left knee contusion.
The Sox were especially pleased because Ramirez's two-run single off Detroit's Wilfredo Ledezma in the fifth inning provided all the support Tim Wakefield needed to improve to 11-7 as the Sox dumped th...
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