ANAHEIM -- The day started with a sense of the surreal, and its ending didn't disappoint.

I’m not sure there is anything left to be written about Manny Ramirez, so I’ll try and leave out all the stuff that you’ve seen over the past four days.



Jason McLeod said it Sunday night, although he's neither the first or last person to make such a remark.

Evan Longoria is 23 years old, less than three years removed from college. He has played 152 games in the majors.

Copy, paste.

For the second time in as many nights, the Red Sox entered the sixth inning having done next to nothing offensively. And then: boom.

There was no warning.

Just think what could have happened.

If you were in the "which game is going to be the most interesting?" pool when looking at a night in Boston sports that included the Red Sox, Celtics, and Bruins, it wouldn't have been wise to pick the one over at

The Red Sox have taken all five of their games against the Yankees this year, but it would be a mistake to assume that a sizable gap exists between the two clubs.

NEW YORK—At Fenway Park on April 24, in the first game between the Red Sox and Yankees this year, the Sox took a 5-4, 11-inning victory that they had no business claiming.