Boston Red Sox defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 5-3

TORONTO -- Edgar Renteria loathes hitting in cold weather, which explains his .264 career average in April, his lowest in any month of the regular season.

Renteria's next lowest month? That would be September, at .273.

A .288 career hitter, Renteria is down to .279 on the season, largely because of September. He's just 1 for his last 14 and is 10 for 53 (.189) this month.

He made two errors Tuesday night, his 26th and 27th, tying his career high (2000 with St. Louis)...

TORONTO--They waited for Gabe Kapler to get back on his feet, Terry Francona said, then look into the Red Sox dugout sheepishly and laugh, so they could laugh right back at him. Falling down while running the bases ahead of a guy who'd just hit a home run?

What a hoot.

Except Kapler did not get up, could not get up, not on his own. Lying on the synthetic green rug of Toronto's Rogers Centre, halfway between second and third after Tony Graffanino's fifth-inning home r...

TORONTO -- In one locker, Gabe Kapler pulled black, pinstriped slacks over the peach-colored cast that concealed his left leg, knee to toe. He tucked his customs card into his hip pocket using his left hand, the one displaying the World Series ring. Jason Varitek stopped, reached around Kapler's back, and hugged him. The outfielder with the ruptured Achilles' tendon stood up, best he could, lifted his crutches, and made his way out of the clubhouse, his season (and possibl...