Detroit Tigers defeat Boston Red Sox, 6-5

DETROIT -- He's a little quieter these days, but one thing his teammates can say on Kevin Millar's behalf is he wants to play.

Wants to play every day. They wish they could say the same about Manny Ramirez.

Maybe this is when you jokingly say you wish Millar would pull a Manny and ask out of the lineup. That way he wouldn't have grounded into a double play after the first two batters reached in the second inning yesterday, or struck out after a leadoff walk by Jason Var...

DETROIT -- David Wells lingered outside the Red Sox clubhouse at Comerica Park yesterday evening, recounting what plagued him during his briefest stay in a game since May 18.

''I can't hold anything down," Wells said, and though the lefthander could have been discussing a Tigers lineup that pounded him for five runs on seven hits in the first inning yesterday, and six runs on 12 hits in four-plus innings, Wells was, in fact, discussing food.

He's been sick for two st...