Boston Red Sox defeat San Diego Padres, 2-1

SAN DIEGO -- With the bases loaded and the out column still reading "0" on the scoreboard last night, first glance might have told the denizens of Red Sox Nation who shuttled the length of the country -- sprinkled in with the 44,405 who made up the third-largest crowd ever at Petco Park -- that their evening would be spent watching Greg Maddux's 340th win, rather than Daisuke Matsuzaka's encore to his sparkling shutout work against the Giants last Saturday.

That, of cou...