Boston Red Sox defeat Detroit Tigers, 12-6

It was a hopeless endeavor, Terry Francona trying to explain to Hideki Okajima he was coming out of the game before he'd thrown a single pitch in the eighth inning.

"I was trying to explain in my Western Pennsylvania English, he's looking at me, I try switching to a little Spanish, Cashie [catcher Kevin Cash] finally says to me, 'He has no idea about anything you're saying,' " Francona said of his effort to tell Okajima, who'd gotten the last out of the seventh, he'd se...