Baltimore Orioles defeat Boston Red Sox, 4-3

BALTIMORE -- Willie Harris didn't need a Harvard symbologist in the mold of Robert Langdon standing next to him at first base with two outs in the ninth inning last night to know that the sign relayed to him ordered him not to attempt to steal.

He saw and correctly interpreted that sign. He simply didn't obey it.

''I was told I was on the hold sign," Harris acknowledged, after he was gunned out to end last night's game, attempting to take second with Trot Nixon at bat, ...