Texas Rangers defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-4

Four runs were already in.

Mike Lowell was at the plate, awaiting the pitch from an ineffective Robinson Tejeda, who had just loaded the bases with two outs in the second inning by walking David Ortiz, hitting Manny Ramírez, and walking J.D. Drew. With Josh Beckett -- a near certainty to be named to the American League All-Star team today -- on the mound, who in the crowd didn't expect a big hit in what looked to be a runaway win?

But Lowell sent a fly ball to left fiel...