Los Angeles Angels defeat Boston Red Sox, 13-6

It's disconcerting, if not downright alarming, when the emotionally poised Alan Embree thinks that relieving anxiety the way Derek Lowe did Wednesday night -- by throwing a Dodger Stadium dugout chair and inadvertently bloodying his wrist -- might be the route to go.

''You know what?" Embree asked yesterday afternoon. ''It might help us out. Maybe that's what it's going to take. Maybe I need to snap. This is enough of this [expletive]. It's got to stop."

Embree's fla...