Boston Red Sox defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 6-4
They waited two minutes, yelling and screaming and banging.
Long enough for the chants of ``We want Curt" to soften, as if the crowd had started to fear he wouldn't materialize. But he did, popping out of the dugout and blowing kisses to seemingly all of the 36,409.
It was, Curt Schilling had said before, just win No. 8. He had no time to focus on the milestone, no time to dwell on the past. No interest in reliving what had already been. The Red Sox righthander had said...
He was by no means unhittable, but he was unbeatable.
Add unforgettable, as well.
As ordinary as last night's 6-4 win over Tampa Bay was before 36,409, including a happy and supportive family who watched from a vacant radio booth in the press box, Curt Schilling's 200th win in 392 starts and 525 games will not soon be forgotten. On a warm and humid night at Fenway Park, he started sluggishly and finished strong.
Schilling, who has an American League-leading eight ...