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(From Turkish Daily News)
Jay Payton hit a grand slam and the Boston Red Sox avoided a three-game sweep with an ejection-filled 11-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on Sunday
There were six ejections in the seventh inning following a sequence of inside pitches and two bench-clearing scuffles. Tampa Bay manager Lou Piniella, and Devil Rays' pitchers Lance Carter and Dewon Brazelton were all thrown out, along with Boston manager Terry Francona, starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo and outfielder Trot Nixon
Arroyo (2-0) allowed three runs and seven hits in six-plus innings. He hasn't lost in 13 starts - including seven wins - dating to last season …