Tampa Bay Rays defeat Boston Red Sox, 3-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A man claiming to be a Red Sox fan called a Tampa area radio station yesterday morning, complaining about the rude behavior he'd encountered the night before at Tropicana Field.

Rays fans took one look at the Dustin Pedroia jersey he was wearing, the man said, and taunted him when the Sox lost. Oh, the humanity.

The show's hosts, naturally, were dumbfounded. Excuse me? After years of Sox fans setting up housekeeping in The Trop when their heroes w...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. --Evan Longoria went 3-for-4 and drove in three runs Wednesday night, helping the surging Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-6 for their second three-game sweep of the World Series champions this season.

The Rays improved the best record in baseball to 52-32, rallying from a three-run deficit in the seventh inning and extending their lead in the AL East to a franchise-best 3 1/2 games over the second-place Red Sox, who matched a season high wi...