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Red Sox keep good times rolling

Mike Napoli gives Fenway another reason to cheer with Rays coming to town

Updated: July 22, 2013, 4:10 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- It was exhausting, exhilarating, maddening, compelling, interminable, sloppy, surprising and dramatic. Yankees-Red Sox, in other words, was well worth the wait. And wait the Boston Red Sox did -- the New York Yankees this weekend making their first appearance in the Fens at a later date than they ever have in a full season.

The finale, an 8-7 Boston Red Sox win in 11 innings, was 4 hours, 46 minutes of hand-to-hand hardball combat, extending over parts of two days, starting on ...

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