Boston Red Sox defeat Atlanta Braves, 6-3

By the time Kason Gabbard left the mound yesterday, afternoon had turned into early evening, pouring rain had given way to a sunny, settled blue calm, and the lefthander had changed the day's pitching matchup from a raised eyebrow -- a rookie vs.

a 5-1, 1.77 ERA veteran ace -- to a raised baseball cap.

With the crowd of 36,140 standing in appreciation of five scoreless innings (it would turn into a two-run outing when Brendan Donnelly allowed two inherited runners to cr...