Junichi Tazawa finished off the White Sox to preserve the seven-run lead. With his three-inning effort, he earned his first save with four strikeouts over his outing.The Sox beat Phil Humber after his perfect game.
Top 9th: Red Sox 10, White Sox 3
Ryan Sweeney knocked in Mike Aviles with an RBI single. Aviles had doubled.
Bottom 8th: Red Sox 9, White Sox 3
Alex Rios reached on an error by Kevin Youkilis, but Tazawa got out of the jam.
Top 8th: Red Sox 9, White Sox 3
Sox go down in order. Tazawa back out for the eighth.
Bottom 7th: Red Sox 9, White Sox 3
A pair of hits by Dunn and Konerko off Junichi Tazawa didn’t lead to anything.
Top 7th: Red Sox 9, White Sox 3
Pedroia, Gonzalez and Ortiz are retired.
Bottom 6th: Red Sox 9, White Sox 3
Doubront allowed a one-out single to Viciedo, but that was all. Doubront is done. He went 6 innings, allowed 5 hits, 3 runs, 3 walks and struck out 2. he threw 110 pitches, a career high.
Top 6th: Red Sox 9, White Sox 3
Marlon Byrd reached on an infield single, but was erased on a DP by Aviles.
Bottom 5th: Red Sox 9, White Sox 3
Doubront retires the side.
Top 5th: Red Sox 9, White Sox 3
Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered for the second time with Kevin Youkilis aboard. Youkilis had stroked a two-out single.
Bottom 4th: Red Sox 7, White Sox 3
Dayan Viciedo homered.
Top 4th: Red Sox 7, White Sox 2
Nothing doing for Red Sox
Bottom 3rd: Red Sox 7, White Sox 2
AJ Pierzynski drove in Chicago’s second run against Doubront after Alexi Ramirez walked and Adan Dunn was hit with a pitch.
Top 3rd: Red Sox 7, White Sox 1
Kevin Youkilis belted a grand slam to right field scoring Ryan Sweeney, Adrian Gonzalez and David Ortiz. It was Youkilis’ second career grand slam. Jarrod Saltalamacchia followed with a solo homer, marking the first time Red Sox hitters went back to back.
Bottom 2nd: Red Sox 2, White Sox 1
Doubront settles down to retire the bottom of the White Sox order.
Top 2nd: Red Sox 2, White Sox 1
The Red Sox went down in order against Humber.
Bottom 1st: Red Sox 2, White Sox 1
Felix Doubront got two quick outs and then lost his command when he walked Adam Dunn. After uncorking a wild pitch, Paul Konerko, who hit his 400th homer Wednesday in Oakland, doubled him in. Doubront also walked A.J. Pierzynski, but got Alex Rios to ground out.
Top 1st: Red Sox 2, White Sox 0
The first batter after Phil Humber’s perfect game – Mike Aviles – walked. After Ryan Sweeney struck out after Aviles stole second base, Dustin Pedroia singled down the third base line. Adrian Gonzalez doubled in one run and David Ortiz singled to left to drive in the second run.