Tampa Bay Rays defeat Boston Red Sox, 10-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. --Baseball's feel-good story of the year is on the verge of getting even better.

The AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 Wednesday night, moving closer to their first playoff berth with another "star-less" effort that's become their signature.

"I wouldn't expect too much else from this team," rookie Fernando Perez said after he, Willy Aybar and Gabe Gross homered off Tim Wakefield to pace the rout before a sellout crowd of...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - There was one bit of solace for the Red Sox last night. As much as it hurt to lose big to the Rays, giving away both a game in the standings and the American League East tiebreaker, it didn't hurt nearly as much as it did for the large bald man whose head slammed into the top of the home dugout in the seventh inning.

At least that man, who appeared to be tasered and was led away by security, got to leave the debacle before its dispiriting end. For...