Tampa Bay Rays defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-1

It was 2 and 2 to Mike Lowell with two outs in the sixth inning last night, Mark Loretta on second, Manny Ramírez on first, and the Sox behind, 2-1. Scott Kazmir -- undaunted by the Sox lineup, Curt Schilling's attempt at intimidation on WEEI, and his own lack of experience (he's just 22) -- had been toying with the Sox hitters, evidenced no better than in David Ortiz's first-inning at-bat (three pitches, three sliders, one strikeout).

Kazmir, however, stepped off the m...