Tampa Bay Rays defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The champagne flowed yesterday in Cleveland, where the Indians don't win a big game without Trot Nixon sticking a whipped cream pie in somebody's face.

And there wasn't a dry shirt in Anaheim, where the Angels couldn't have a better party planner than Orlando Cabrera, another alumnus of Boston's 2004 World Series champions.

With a week left in the regular season, there remains only one race in the American League, after the Indians and the Angels ...