Boston Red Sox defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 5-1

His cap was off as he crossed the first base line, waving it to a crowd that first seemed slightly confused, but responded with the standing ovation his manager had anticipated.

Curt Schilling was done for the night -- and, as Terry Francona later confirmed, for the season -- so Francona allowed him one last walk to the mound, though with 101 pitches already thrown, he had no intention of leaving Schilling out there for the eighth inning.

So, after seven innings (plus n...