Standings Still
Bill Hall (left) and Ryan Kalish (right) leap in celebration following Boston's 5-0 victory, but they gained no ground in the standings, as both the Yankees and Tampa Bay won earlier (scores at left).
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

Cy Buchholz Pours It On Jays
But Yankees, Rays Rain on Sunday Parade

Boston 5, Toronto 0 | No Clay Delay
Who's the Ace? AL-Best ERA -- 2.26 for the Lowest Paid Starter
David Ortiz: New Triple Threat; HR Hall: He's Just a Bill

"There's a couple of times (I wanted) to go home, just chalk it up for a season and head into the offseason and forget about that year. But now I feel like if I make a mistake I can come back and readjust. ... It's definitely a big confidence thing." -- the ever impressive Clay Buchholz


11th Heaven
Red Sox shortstop Jed Lowrie was in the center of the Boston Red Sox celebration after his walk off homer in the eleventh inning.
(Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)

Sox Hang Tough, Stay Alive with a Walkoff
Lowrie Has His Nava/McDonald Moment

Boston 5, Toronto 4 | Jed Led
Victor Martinez Gets It Done on Both Sides of the Ball
Scutaro Gets in the Mix

"A walk-off can certainly get us on a roll." -- Daniel Bard, future closer


Adding Insult to Injury

It was an early exit for Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester
(Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)

When You Least Expect It... Lesterrible, Pedroia Lost

Toronto 16, Boston 2 | Overbay, Jays Punish Punchless Sox
Pedroia Needs to Be More Like Jacoby

"He just didn't command really anything. It was a tough go right from the beginning." -- Francona on Lester's failure


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