Chicago White Sox defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-3

Again Curt Schilling went to the mound, and again he walked off haunted by the apparition of Schilling past and perplexed by the incarnation of Schilling present.

Yes, yesterday's 5-3 loss to Chicago in a makeup game could be considered progress: Schilling increased his pitch count (he threw 117, 79 for strikes), sustained his velocity (his 107th pitch crossed the plate at 93 miles per hour), and regained some confidence in his split-fingered fastball, which he abandone...