Boston Red Sox defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 8-6

TORONTO -- No one was saying if David Pauley will make a second start for the pitching-thin Red Sox.

If he stays on schedule, the 22-year-old righthander will be in Yankee Stadium Tuesday night.

Pauley hurried out of Rogers Centre last night to join teammates on a charter flight to Detroit after surrendering 11 hits and six runs in 4 1/3 innings in the Red Sox' 8-6 victory over the Blue Jays, failing to qualify for the victory.

Pauley indicated he would relish the...

TORONTO -- The Red Sox' pitching rotation is no better now than it was early yesterday morning when Roger Clemens agreed to a prorated $22 million, one-year deal to rejoin the Houston Astros, but if there's a consolation prize for the Sox, it's that the months of putting their best foot forward at least got Clemens to forget how he left Boston on less-than-ideal terms.

``That was certainly part of what we were trying to accomplish," said Sox owner John Henry.

Henry, ...