Boston Red Sox defeat New York Yankees, 7-5

David Ortiz acted surprised to hear that Alex Rodriguez had an opt-out clause that would allow him to void the final three years of his contract.

"I don't think he will," said Ortiz, while recalling the days -- not so long ago -- when the Red Sox were engaged in what proved to be a fruitless quest to swap A-Rod for Manny Ramírez.

"He told me in the Dominican he wanted to come," said Ortiz, who remains unconvinced the Sox did everything in their power to add Rodriguez...