Boston Red Sox defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 3-0

Whatever a furniture company has been paying this season to sponsor the playing of "Sweet Caroline" -- another Fenway tradition reduced to a price tag -- it could not match in value what Tim Wakefield gave the Red Sox last night.

With the Sox reeling from a weekend series in Baltimore bookended by walkoff losses, the 41-year-old knuckleballer held the Tampa Bay Devil Rays hitless for six innings and kept them off the scoreboard for eight in a 3-0 win before a sellout cr...