Cleveland Indians defeat Boston Red Sox, 7-1

CLEVELAND -- In a Red Sox clubhouse quiet except for the sound of men eating, in the wake of four Josh Bard passed balls, and in the absence of enough offense to mask the catching deficiencies, there was one man capable of empathizing with Bard.

''I had five," Jason Varitek said of the May 28, 1999, game, also here at Jacobs Field, when he came within one passed ball of equaling the major league record. Six years later, he'd win a Gold Glove.

However, the Sox don't h...