Boston Red Sox defeat Philadelphia Phillies, 10-2

Two innings into the game, Daniel Nava, who a few short years ago was laundering jerseys for the University of Santa Clara baseball team that had cut him, took Philadelphia Phillies starter Joe Blanton to the cleaners with a grand slam on the first major league pitch he saw.

That was the good news in a bittersweet day of baseball yesterday at Fenway.

Before the game, the Sox lost Daisuke Matsuzaka to a forearm strain while he was warming up in the bullpen, forcing Sc...