Chicago White Sox defeat Boston Red Sox, 6-5

CHICAGO -- If this was supposed to be a bad moon rising on the Red Sox as the first half of the season came to a close, the tangerine-colored full moon that rose over U.S. Cellular Field last night didn't miss by much.

``Longest game I've ever been a part of -- 17 innings, right?" said Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon.

Almost. It was 19 innings, 40 players, and 569 pitches thrown by 16 pitchers before the Red Sox finally succumbed to the White Sox, 6-5, in a game tha...