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Sloppy plays add up to Sox loss

In a strange game, Boston's pitching, hitting, fielding all fell short against Padres

Updated: June 22, 2011, 2:46 AM ET
By Steven Krasner | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Some nights, you just aren't going to win a ballgame.

Tuesday was one of those nights for the red-hot Boston Red Sox, who lost 5-4 to the lowly San Diego Padres before 38,422 fans, the largest crowd at Fenway Park since World War II, in a game that had a little of everything -- and not much of it good from the home team's standpoint.

It's hard to win a game when your starting pitcher walks five batters in a row, which is what spot starter Alfredo Aceves did in a frustrating, ...

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