Boston Red Sox defeat Minnesota Twins, 3-1

MINNEAPOLIS - No sooner had the words come out of Josh Beckett's mouth than Jason Varitek popped out of his crouch and turned around, getting face to face with Todd Tichenor, normally a Triple A umpire.

Although Beckett didn't want to divulge what he had yelled at Tichenor in the seventh in response to a close pitch he thought should have been a strike - "Just some baseball terms," he said. "You can't write it. [Television] can't hear it. There's no reason for me to ela...