Wakefield pitches like the ace that he is, Ortiz and Ramirez knock in all our runs, Renteria knocks two doubles, Mueller turns in some professional defense, and Papelbon and Timlin nail it down. ... A solid performance from a team that clearly has its collective head focused on the job ahead.
Boston 92 64 -- New York 92 64 --
Boston 92 64 -- Cleveland 92 64 -- New York 92 64 --
Game 2 in about three hours. Schilling / Chacin.
New York (Mussina) / Baltimore (Chen) and Tampa Bay (Kazmir) / Cleveland (Elarton), also at 7:00.