Red Sox - 004 100 000 - 5 10 0Boston battered Garza (3-7-4-2-1, 84) in the third after he had retired the first two batters. Eric Patterson homered -- he would also hit a dong in the fourth -- and then there was a walk, double, and three singles. The Red Sox led 5-1.
Rays - 100 022 10x - 6 10 0
Dice (5-8-5-4-4, 112) gave the lead away, however, as he was unable to retire any of the first four batters in the sixth. Ramon Ramirez allowed two singles to the start the seventh, and a sacrifice fly scored the go-ahead run.
In addition to his two homers, Patterson doubled in the seventh. David Ortiz walked three times and singled.
Daisuke Matsuzaka / Matt Garza
These guys faced each other last Wednesday, and their lines were very similar: Garza (7-6-3-2-5, 110); Dice (6-4-3-4-7, 111). The Rays teed off on Manny Delcarmen in the eighth and won 9-4.Scutaro, SS
Yankees/A's, 10 PMHelp! I would like a permanent description/subtitle thing. Any old or new ideas that are funny, straight-forward, or just plain neato?
July 5: The New York Giants become the first team to use a public address system (1929), Cleveland's Larry Doby is the first black player in American League history (1947), and the A's and Angels set a record for the most runs scored in the first inning (Oakland 13-3) (1996).