Game over: Red Sox 7, White Sox 2: - A sellout crowd of 37,363 watched the Red Sox pound the White Sox at Fenway. Jacoby Ellsbury went 3 for 5 with an RBI to pace the Sox attack which produced 15 hits.
David Ortiz, Mike Napoli, Jonny Gomes, David Ross and Xander Bogaerts all had two hits. Playing against his old teammates, Jake Peavy pitched seven innings and allowed two runs to improve to 11-5 on the season. The game was played in 3:11 before the 21st sellout crowd of the season.
Bottom 8th: Red Sox 7, White Sox 2: Three up, three down.
Top 8th: Red Sox 7, White Sox 2 - Peavy went seven innings allowed three hits, two runs, one walk, and four strikeouts.
Bottom 7th: Red Sox 7, White Sox 2 - Sox can't add to their lead.
Top 7th: Red Sox 7, White Sox 2 - Jordan Danks singed off Peavy but that was all.
Bottom 6th: Red Sox 7, White Sox 2 - Singles by Shane Victorino and David Ortiz and walk to MIke Napoli set up a wild pitch (Jake Petricka) that scored Boston's seventh run.
Top 6th: Red Sox 6, White Sox 2 - Three up and down for Peavy.
Bottom 5th: Red Sox 6, White Sox 2 - We're seeing Xander Bogaerts' bat on display here tonight. An RBI single to left, his second hit of the game. he's also walked.
Top 5th: Red Sox 5, White Sox 2 - Peavy shuts them down, 1-2-3.
Bottom 4th: Red Sox 5, White Sox 2 - It all started with a David Ross bunt single. He was advanced by Xander Bogaerts' single to left and scored on Jacoby Ellsbury's ground-rule double. Dustin Pedroia's grounder produced the second run and David Ortiz' RBI single to left gave Boston a three-run cushion.
Top 4th: Red Sox 2, White Sox 2 - Alexei Ramirez singled to center and stole second base. After Dunn and Konerko struck out, Avisail Garcia singled the run in.
Bottom 3rd: Red Sox 2, White Sox 1 - Back to back doubles by Mike napoli and Jonny Gomes produced a run. Actually, poor defense by the White Sox contributed. Napoli, who hoit the base of the left field wall, should have been thrown out by three feet at second base, but second baseman Gordon Beckham muffed the relay throw.
Top 3rd: Red Sox 1, White Sox 1 - White Sox scored when Conor Gillespie and Josh Phigley reached on singles to put runners at the corners and one out. Alejandro De Aza got the run in on a fielder's choice.
The Red Sox have announced a deal that sends veteran infielder John McDonald from the Phillies to the Red Sox for righthanded minor league pitcher Nefi Ogando. McDonald is from East Lyme, Conn., and lives in Scituate. He played at Providence College and played for John Farrell in Toronto.
Bottom 2nd: Red Sox 1, White Sox 0 David Ross doubled with one out and Xander Bogaerts drew a walk from Danks. After Ellsbury grounded out to advance runners into scoring position, Victorino took a called third strike.
Top 2nd: Red Sox 1, White Sox 0 - Peavy has now retired six straight.
Bottom 1st: Red Sox 1, White Sox 0 - Jacoby Ellsbury started the inning by beating out an infield hit to shortstop. Ellsbury entered the game hitting .297 and .249 against lefties with John Danks on the mound. He advanced to third when Paul Konerko had David Ortiz' hard-hit grounder go off his glove and into foul territory. Konerko was charged with an error. Mike Napoli followed with an RBI single to left field. Napoli entered the at-bat 4-for-24 against Danks. Jonny Gomes popped out to shortstop,stranding two.
Top 1st: Red Sox 0, White Sox 0 - Welcome everyone. Jake Peavy started the game against his old team by retiring the side. Peavy is coming off a complete-game 8-1 three-hit win over the Dodgers last Sunday. he threw 111 pitches in that game and was masterful.