Boston Red Sox defeat Baltimore Orioles, 6-5

BALTIMORE -- The 95-mile-per-hour Curt Schilling fastball Jay Gibbons turned around in the fifth inning for a booming two-run homer had pulled Baltimore all the way back, into a 5-4 lead, after the Orioles had spotted the Red Sox a four-run advantage. Schilling stomped to the dugout at inning's end, agonizing on the bench, tugging at his curly blond mop.

But these being the left-for-dead Orioles, and these being the timely hitting Sox of the last couple weeks (8 wins, 2...