Boston Red Sox defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 15-4

Granted, they have different ideas about etiquette in the Houston suburb of Spring, Texas, than they do in Kyoto, the former imperial capital of Japan.

But just as Hideki Okajima, in a sweet and gracious display of appreciation for his election to the All-Star team, bowed to every corner of the Fens from the bullpen when his honor was announced last night, Josh Beckett also had abundant cause to show gratitude to a Red Sox offense that has been generous to him all seaso...