Chicago White Sox defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-4

Bronson Arroyo can't take any consolation in the fact that he had his 11th quality start this season.

Arroyo suffered his ninth defeat in 14 decisions yesterday as the Red Sox fell, 5-4, to the White Sox at Fenway Park.

Arroyo pitched seven innings, scattering six hits and allowing three runs. He struck out three and did not walk a batter. His 11 quality starts trail only Pedro Martinez (17) and Curt Schilling (15) among Sox pitchers.

Yesterday, he certainly didn'...

It's a case he could have made more convincingly with something other than a half-swing tapper to the pitcher for the final out of yet another in a seemingly endless series of one-run losses for the Red Sox. But Orlando Cabrera wants fans to believe this: For all the futile swings he has made in his two-week incarnation as a member of the Red Sox, Cabrera wants to be the man at the plate with the game on the line, as he was in yesterday's 5-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox,...