Chicago White Sox defeat Boston Red Sox, 8-1

Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon did not rule out pitching again this season, but made it clear he wouldn't do so unless the club was in contention for a postseason spot and he was completely healthy.

``I'm not rushing it," Papelbon said yesterday, the day after the Sox announced he had a ``transient subluxation" in his right shoulder, which means the ball of his shoulder slipped slightly out of the joint because of fatigue in the rotator cuff, the muscles around the jo...

Maybe Julian Tavarez isn't so bad after all.

The embattled reliever, who has been the target of boos this season, set the tone for the Red Sox' series with the Chicago White Sox by shutting down the world champions Monday night, holding them to two runs over 6 1/3 innings. Kason Gabbard followed with seven shutout innings Tuesday night. Then came Kyle Snyder last night, and there went the thoughts of a sweep.

But Chicago teed off against Snyder and reliever Lenny DiN...