Boston Red Sox defeat Texas Rangers, 9-2
ARLINGTON, Texas -- It could have been worse, which is saying something about a month in which the manager was rushed from Yankee Stadium in an ambulance, the ace and No. 2 pitcher were outfitted with matching plastic boots, the hitting coach was thrown out by a lip reader, the closer went AWOL, a wayward fan was banned from Fenway, and the Devil Rays wanted to rumble.
Still, with suspended manager Terry Francona watching for a second night from his hotel room, the Red ...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- He just wins.
The tally now is 13 Boston wins in the last 14 Bronson Arroyo regular-season starts, and an 8-0 record for the 28-year-old righthander in that span (dating to Aug. 15, 2004). A week ago, Arroyo was headed out of the rotation. Remember? Wade Miller was coming, Arroyo was going. Had Arroyo suddenly begun taking after Curt Schilling and calling into local radio shows, the breaking ball artist would have been calling in under the moniker "B...
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