By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON -- It's finally over.
After four days of beanings, a racial scandal and a questionable ejection, the heated series between Baltimore and the Boston Red Sox concluded with the Orioles' 8-3 win Thursday night. At last, the nonsense came to an end.
"What nonsense?" Orioles third baseman Manny Machado said tongue-in-cheek after being at the center of the drama -- and hitting a monster three-run homer in the series finale.