Texas Rangers defeat Boston Red Sox, 8-4

ARLINGTON, Texas -- This will require further investigation, but the suspicion here is that the "snake oil" Julian Tavarez rubs on his right arm before he pitches has multiple uses.

There are occasions, like after last night's 8-4 loss to the Texas Rangers, when Tavarez might want to soak his head in it, then pass it on to J.C. Romero.

Frustrated Red Sox fans, meanwhile, may want to wait for FDA approval before they think about drinking it.

Tavarez, thrilled to begin...