The Red Sox went from elation in the Bottom of the 8th inning with Jason Bay's HR to go ahead to deflation when Jonathan Paplebon coughed up the win, allowing Tampa to score 2 runs in the Top of the 9th. The Rays win 5 - 4. The Rays go back up in the AL East by 1 1/2 games.
The Minnesota Twins moved a game closer in the AL Central and the Wild Card standings as they beat the KC Royals 7 - 2.
The Chicago White Sox drop a pair to Toronto as the Blue Jays extend their winning streak to 9 games..can you say 2008 version of the 2007 Colorado Rockies?
The Florida Marlins played HR Derby beating the Philadelphia Phillies 10 - 8.
Carlos Delgado continues his 2nd half power surge, slamming the New York Mets to 10 - 8 win over the Washington Nationals. The Mets are 2 1/2 games ahead of the Phillies in the AL East.
The NL Central stays the same again as both the Cubs and Brewers lose again. The Chicago Cubs lose to the St Louis 4 - 3. The Milwaukee Brewers lose to the Reds in extra innings again 5 - 4. The Brewers stay 4 1/2 games back of the Cubbies.
The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to roll now that they are in 1st place, beating the San Diego Padres 6 - 2.
Arizona loses late to the hapless San Francisco Giants 5 - 4. The Diamondbacks have lost 5 straight and are now 2 1/2 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West.
Shawne Merriman decides to do the right thing and opts for surgery.
The NFL Network is reporting that Chris Simms has signed with the Titans.
Doc Rivers signs extension with the Boston Celtics.
Mo Cheeks and the 76ers agree to terms.
Monta Ellis admits to lying about his injury.
Kobe Bryant will not have surgery on his finger. So many jokes so...so little space..
Jim Tressel says that Wells will play for The Ohio State in their contest with USC.
Former Patriots Offensive Coordinator and current Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis finally explains his comments about Michigan at a ND Booster conference last spring.