Boston Red Sox defeat Cleveland Indians, 6-1

There was no drama; there were no questions before the game.

It was almost as if some other team were arriving in town today.

Not Red Sox and Yankees. Not when the pregame conversations had more to do with weather forecasts than rivalries, at least those not involving the Rays. This was probably not how this series was envisioned when the schedule was concocted.

So, yes, the Yankees are in Boston for the final regular-season series of 2008. But there will be no divis...

BOSTON --If the Cleveland Indians hadn't broken up Jon Lester's bid for his second no-hitter this season, his own team would have.

"He was coming out," Red Sox manager Terry Francona said. "I told him that was the first time I've ever rooted against him. The only way you're going to see something like that, it would've had to have been a group effort."

Lester held Cleveland hitless through five before finishing with six innings of two-hit ball on Thursday night, lead...