Boston Red Sox defeat New York Yankees, 5-3

Jason Giambi was one of the Yankees scheduled to conduct interviews at the makeshift podium outside the team's clubhouse following last night's 5-3 loss to the Red Sox.

However, the first baseman skipped past reporters on a night when he made a crucial error that helped score a pair of runs in Boston's three-run sixth inning.

With the bases loaded and a run already forced in on Chien-Ming Wang's bases-loaded walk to Trot Nixon, Jason Varitek bounced a grounder to Giambi...

It is bigger than any Super Bowl, Stanley Cup, or Celtics-Lakers revival. Tickets are fetching four figures and the series has lured a media throng not seen in the Hub since the Democratic National Convention. Come to think of it, Red Sox-Yankees inspires passion and anger on a par with Red States vs. Blue States.

On a postcard-perfect evening at the Fens, the Red Sox won Round 1 of the Showdown of the Century, 5-3, last night to pull into a first-place tie in the Ameri...