Boston Manager Joe Morgan saw the Weiss-Rice play differently than LaRussa, although not quite as colorfully. In fact, most of Morgan’s responses in the post-game interview room had contained as many words as the number of Boston runs on the scoreboard.
Question: Would Rice have scored in the second inning if Walt Weiss doesn’t make the play?
Q: Was this a game you had to win?
A: We’ll find out later.
Q: How do you feel about Roger Clemens pitching tomorrow?
Early playoff observation: Joe Morgan is not a good loser.