Tampa Bay Rays defeat Boston Red Sox, 9-6

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Walk into the Devil Rays' clubhouse, canvass the room, and you will walk out with this conclusion: Personal feelings aside, there remains immense respect for 39-year-old Curt Schilling.

Talk to Ty Wigginton, whose solo shot leading off the Tampa Bay seventh snapped a 3-3 tie, propelling the Devil Rays toward a resounding 9-6 win, and he'll tell you his goal was merely to put bat on ball, not necessarily to put ball in seats. Talk to Jonny Gomes, ...