Boston Red Sox defeat Kansas City Royals, 8-5

If he's considered the fifth starter on a team that took a 4 1/2-game lead over the second-place New York Yankees and won its seventh straight game last night, Wade Miller's performance could be considered satisfactory, if not respectable, in allowing five runs in six innings in the Red Sox' 8-5 win over the Kansas City Royals.

However, if you're looking for a little more out of Miller, who went 10 days between starts because of shoulder tendinitis, he certainly didn't ...

It was one of those terrible baseball moments that sends hands over eyes, that draws a collective gasp from the stands.

In the second inning of last night's 8-5 Red Sox victory over the Royals at Fenway Park, Manny Ramirez and Edgar Renteria got caught with their eyes in the air, chasing a Ruben Gotay popup. Each weaving to stay with the ball, it was just Renteria who, at the last second, seemed aware of what was about to happen.

He tried to pull back, but his moment...