Felix Doubront matched his shortest outing of the season Sunday going 3 2/3 innings giving up four runs on seven hits and a walk with four strikeouts. He needed 90 pitches 60 strikes to get through his outing. The left-hander didn’t get the win but the Red Sox did beating the White Sox 7-6 to complete the sweep of the three-game set at Fenway Park. Right-hander Brandon Workman got the win going 1 1/3 innings giving up a run on two hits and a walk with one strikeout. He improved to 4-2 with a 4.50 ERA. The Red Sox got an early five-run lead after three innings. They batted around in the second scoring four runs and added another on Stephen Drew’s 11th home run of the season in the third. The White Sox cut their deficit to one run in the fourth sending 10 batters to the plate in the fourth with four scoring. They added another run in the fifth when Alexei Ramirez led off with a single stole second scoring on Paul Konerko’s single. But in the bottom of the fourth the Red Sox got a pair of runs off lefty Charlie Leesman who was called up before the game and relieved Rienzo to start the inning. The White Sox got another run in the fifth when Alexei Ramirez led off with a single stole second scoring on Paul Konerko’s single cutting the Red Sox’ lead to two runs. Franklin Morales pitched 1 1/3 scoreless and Junichi Tazawa pitched two-thirds of a scoreless inning before Craig Breslow gave up a home run to No. 9 hitter Tyler Flowers in the eighth cutting the Red Sox lead to one run 7-6. But that was all Chicago would get as Koji Uehara pitched a scoreless ninth for his 16th save. The victory combined the the Rays loss in Oakland boosted the Red Sox's AL East lead to 5 1/2 games over Tampa Bay.
Red Sox complete sweep of White Sox, 7-6
NBC Sports Boston | Sep 2