Boston Red Sox defeat Cincinnati Reds, 9-0

CINCINNATI - This was just moments after Manny Delcarmen had pretended his cellphone was a microphone and stuck it in the face of Coco Crisp, whose postgame reverie already had been disrupted by an overeager inquisitor while he still had only one sock on, not to mention no shirt or pants.

Now, his perfectly pressed dress shirt fully buttoned, Crisp turned to face what had become a gaggle of paid interrogators, the first inquiring what Crisp thought about Josh Beckett af...

CINCINNATI --Coco Crisp kept Boston's depleted lineup rolling by driving in four runs, and Jacoby Ellsbury homered and stole two more bases for a Red Sox rookie record in a 9-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.

The Red Sox hit four homers in their most lopsided victory of the season. J.D. Drew, Ellsbury and Crisp connected off Homer Bailey (0-3), who has lost each of his three starts this season.

Josh Beckett (7-4) turned the big lead into his first career ...