Philadelphia Phillies defeat Boston Red Sox, 11-6

PHILADELPHIA - Josh Beckett's starts over the past month had turned into more exhibitions than contests.

His dominance could be savored, but it squeezed any drama out of the game. Yesterday, by the time Jimmy Rollins sauntered into the batter's box to lead off the seventh inning, that had changed.

Beckett already had blown a three-run lead, then tied the game himself by mashing a 394-foot home run. With Rollins, hitless in 14 at-bats, at the plate, Beckett intended to k...