Baltimore Orioles defeat Boston Red Sox, 7-3

Lenny DiNardo went to the major league mountaintop in 2004.

A 6-foot-4-inch lefthander from Florida, he was called to The Show by the Red Sox in April and made his major league debut in Yankee Stadium four days later, retiring the Bombers in order in the ninth inning of an 11-2 victory.

Before the year was over, he appeared in 21 more games, sang backup on ''Tessie" with the Dropkick Murphys, endured the standard rookie hazing when he was forced to wear a Hooters unifor...

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Just kidding about the dateline. But this one -- a 7-3 loss to a demoralized, dragging flock of Orioles -- had that feel.

The Sox, in losing at Fenway Park for only the second time in 21 home games, sent Lenny DiNardo to the mound for his first career start. They faced a 24-year-old Floridian named John Maine, who was making his fourth career start. They used 19 players, one of whom, Alejandro Machado, made his major league debut. They rolled out fou...