Toronto Blue Jays defeat Boston Red Sox, 2-1
TORONTO -- Red Sox manager Terry Francona was astounded yesterday to learn of a common practice in Japanese baseball known as "kantoku show," in which a manager doles out cash to players he considers deserving of a little bonus after a victory.
Something extra in the envelope, for example, for Daisuke Matsuzaka.
"You're kidding me," Francona said when told of the "manager prize," as it is translated, according to an article in yesterday's New York Times. "That's not hap...