Boston Red Sox defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 4-3

BOSTON—Jon Lester held Toronto to four hits over eight innings and Coco Crisp drove in two runs Sunday to lead the Boston Red Sox over Roy Halladay and the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3.

The Red Sox moved within one game of AL East-leading Tampa Bay, which lost to New York 8-4. Boston and the Rays begin a three-game series on Monday in St. Petersburg, where the Red Sox are 0-6 so far this season.

Lester (15-5), who has not lost since the Blue Jays scored seven off him on Aug...

The Red Sox rookies departed Fenway Park yesterday dressed in "High School Musical" costumes (lots of dresses, skirts, and lipstick) as part of the ageless rookie hazing ritual after the Sox had choreographed a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Red Sox are hoping to be more pit bull than lipstick tonight as they attempt to pull even with Tampa Bay, which holds a one-game lead in the American League East as the teams open a three-game set in St. Petersburg, Fla. La...