Boston Red Sox defeat Los Angeles Angels, 2-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- He is not only the heartbeat of the Red Sox, but the backbone, soul, and inspiration of a team desperately trying to stay alive in the American League playoff race.

And on a night that a published report surfaced that he spent last Saturday night in a Boston hospital for observation because of a possible irregular heartbeat, David Ortiz once again was the epitome of cool, and not only because he spent the day touring the headquarters of the folks who ...