Chicago White Sox defeat Boston Red Sox, 8-4

CHICAGO -- Momentum, Terry Francona likes to say, is the following night's starting pitcher.

And so, a night after Manny Ramirez drove a stake through the hearts of Joe Crede and the 36,784 gathered at U.S. Cellular Field with his ninth-inning, game-deciding homer, Jon Garland didn't look any less imposing.

The 25-year-old Chicago righthander, who became the majors' first 15-game winner (15-4, 3.19 ERA), held the Red Sox to two runs in 6 2/3 innings in an 8-4 Chicago wi...