Boston Red Sox defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 8-6

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- All of the Red Sox may not love the Devil Rays as much as Curt Schilling, who yesterday on the radio talked about Tampa Bay as a potential future employer.

But it's hard not to have abiding affection for a team as accommodating as the Devil Rays, who are doing their part to facilitate Boston's first division title since 1995. For the ninth time in 11 meetings this season -- all of them since July 3 -- the Sox not only took the measure of the Devi...