Colorado Rockies defeat Boston Red Sox, 2-1

DENVER — Sitting alone at the table in the middle of the visitor’s clubhouse, Mike Lowell’s hands went to his face.

His head dropped for a moment, his open palms supporting it, the plate of food in front of him forgotten for a second. There was unhappiness, disappointment. There was discomfort at a situation that led to what happened last night — a futile pinch hit attempt, a missed chance in a season that has had far too few chances for his liking.

Lowell’s scorched gr...