Red Sox find home in first place

Updated: May 30, 2011, 1:41 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

DETROIT -- They endured three rain delays, a rainout and a day-night doubleheader on getaway day, which means they will be returning home to Boston in those short hours between last call and first cup of coffee.

But on the misery index of forgettable trips, this one didn't register. Not when the Red Sox came home as sole occupants of first place in the American League East and show every intention of moving into the neighborhood permanently.

The Red Sox lost one pitched battle ...

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