Oakland Athletics defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-4

Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon was perfect in 2007.

Oakland closer Huston Street was perfect against the Red Sox in his career. Only one of those streaks remained intact last night.

Papelbon endured his first blown save, giving up a game-tying, two-run home run to Oakland rookie Travis Buck in the ninth inning, and Brendan Donnelly gave up back-to-back doubles to Mike Piazza and Dan Johnson in the 10th as the Athletics dropped the Sox, 5-4, before a crowd of 37,052 in...