Boston Red Sox defeat Los Angeles Angels, 6-3

They were sitting down to asagohan (breakfast) in Tokyo when this one began, and lining up for last call in the Back Bay when it ended.

But from sea (of Japan) to shining sea (Atlantic), the man who will be remembered most for this morning turned into night turned into morning again is Manny Ramírez.

At 12:44 a.m., 34 minutes after the last train was supposed to stop running in Kenmore Square, Ramírez stood transfixed at home plate, his arms raised overhead, watching...