Boston Red Sox defeat Minnesota Twins, 1-0

With chants of "Manny! Manny!" ringing in his ears, Manny Ramírez erased visions of his three-pitch strikeout against Mariano Rivera Sunday night with an RBI single to right field in the eighth inning last night, accounting for the run in a 1-0 win by the Red Sox over the red-hot Twins before 37,912 at Fenway Park.

The Sox returned home after a 3-7 trip in which they lost six games by one run. Last night, they reversed their fortunes - and picked up a game on AL East-le...

BOSTON --Daisuke Matsuzaka's outstanding pitching and the familiar look of Fenway Park were just what the Boston Red Sox needed coming home from a horrendous road trip.

Manny Ramirez hit a run-scoring single in the eighth to lift Boston to a 1-0 win over Minnesota in a splendid pitching matchup between Matsuzaka and the Twins' Scott Baker on Monday night.

"That was probably his best outing as far as his ability to command the strike zone," Boston catcher Jason Varite...