Texas Rangers defeat Boston Red Sox, 4-2

ARLINGTON, Texas - In a clubhouse as silent as the Red Sox’ bats, there was little to offer.

Few comments. Few solutions. After manager Terry Francona spoke for just 2 minutes 13 seconds, the players seemed reluctant to talk. Not because they wanted to avoid reporters, necessarily, but mostly because they had no answers.

“I ain’t got a lot to talk about tonight, guys,’’ J.D. Drew said. He walked away. David Ortiz had slightly more. “I ain’t got [anything] to say,’’ Orti...