Tampa Bay Rays defeat Boston Red Sox, 6-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - It now falls to Tim Wakefield.

Since his last start Monday, when he allowed one hit to the Indians, the rest of the Red Sox' rotation has been broken. Each starter - Brad Penny, Jon Lester, Josh Beckett, and Justin Masterson - has given up at least five runs in throwing few innings and exhausting the bullpen. Few teams can survive on the type of effort given by the Boston starters.

So a battered pitching staff is seeking another quality start from...