Boston Red Sox defeat Chicago White Sox, 8-0

BOSTON --Dustin Pedroia had four hits, three runs, two stolen bases and one walk.

Ho hum.

It was just another multi-hit game for last year's AL rookie of the year, his league-leading 52nd of the season. Going 4-for-4, he raised his batting average to .388 in the last 15 games and .322 for the season. And he set a Red Sox single-season record for second basemen with 104 runs.

"It's almost become expected," teammate Jason Bay said after Boston's 8-0 win over the Chicag...

Judging from all the banged-up bodies they brought home from their nine-game swing through Baltimore, Toronto, and New York, you would have expected the Red Sox to come staggering into Fenway Park last night led by a battered fife and drum corps.

On a night when they made five roster moves, the biggest of which were placing Josh Beckett (right elbow inflammation) and Sean Casey (strained neck) on the 15-day disabled list, and were forced to scratch center fielder Coco C...