New York Yankees defeat Boston Red Sox, 4-3

NEW YORK -- The lead is down to a still-comfortable six games, and unless Curt Schilling can offer some vintage Schill this afternoon the way Roger Clemens gave the Yankees some retro Rocket last night, it might be five before the Red Sox head home after their longest trip of the season.

A sweep by the Yankees, a plausible scenario after the Bombers made it two in a row with a 4-3 win last night, might be the least of the Sox' worries, although for fans with a masochist...