Boston Red Sox defeat Los Angeles Angels, 3-2

For a hockey guy, a guy from Canada, there was no way a bloodied finger was going to stop Jason Bay.

Nor were the holes on his left forearm, perhaps cleat marks, stinging from champagne and serving as a memory of his sweep past Mike Napoli at home plate. He stood in the infield last night, his daughter with him, and knew just how far he had come from Pittsburgh.

And just how close the Red Sox had come to heading back to Anaheim, Calif., last night. With the score tied i...