Boston Red Sox defeat Chicago White Sox, 3-0
CHICAGO -- When Red Sox fans think of Alex Cora, they are apt to dwell on his rally-killing, double-play grounder against Mariano Rivera and the Yankees a week ago in Fenway Park.
His new teammates, however, are likely to judge him more by the punishment he absorbed last night while turning double plays at critical times in Boston's 3-0 win over the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, which assured the Red Sox of no worse than a four-game split against the team wi...
CHICAGO -- The ball skipped up the middle, and Scott Podsednik -- a burner with 18 more stolen bases than anyone else in baseball -- was aboard to begin Wade Miller's night. The next batter, Tadahito Iguchi, walked.
And yet, in the wake of Boston's 3-0 shutout of the White Sox last night before a sellout gathering of 39,408 on the South Side, the largest crowd of the season at U.S. Cellular Field for a non Cubs/White Sox game, there was Miller, joking about ''as horrend...
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