Cleveland Indians defeat Boston Red Sox, 9-8

CLEVELAND - Both Jonathan Papelbon and Javier Lopez were warming.

The easy choice would have been the closer, at least for most teams. But Red Sox manager Terry Francona rarely uses Papelbon in tie games on the road, so Lopez it was, trying to steer last night's game against the Indians through the bottom of the ninth, to get to a 10th inning in which the Sox could come through for their 12th straight win.

It didn't start well, with Mark DeRosa lashing his fourth hit of...