Chicago White Sox defeat Boston Red Sox, 6-5

CHICAGO - When he walked off the field after the third inning yesterday, Clay Buchholz's stride was slow and deliberate.

Nearing the dugout, he removed his Red Sox cap and wiped his forehead with his arm. It had been a long day so far, a long four-run inning, yet another bit of failure as Buchholz works feverishly to correct the problems that have led to a very long season.

Nothing seems to go right for Buchholz these days, despite the tempered optimism he expressed aft...

CHICAGO --Carlos Quentin hit his American League-leading 32nd homer, Jim Thome and Jermaine Dye connected, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 6-5 Sunday.

Nifty relief pitching from Octavio Dotel helped preserve the win for the White Sox, who began the day a half game behind Minnesota in the AL Central. He came in with Chicago clinging to a 6-5 lead with one out in the seventh after Matt Thornton walked Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz and J.D. Drew to load the...