Boston Red Sox defeat Cleveland Indians, 4-2

Five straight wins and the best record in baseball (36-15), but when Terry Francona surveys the Red Sox clubhouse, what does he see?

"A dozen or so below-average cribbage players," the manager said.

His players would acknowledge his superiority, he said, in this game of cards and pegs. "By far the best," he said, "if they're being honest."

Josh Beckett had more time than he would have liked to sharpen his card game, having spent two weeks on the disabled list beca...