Boston Red Sox defeat Chicago White Sox, 12-8

The Red Sox began the seventh inning last night with a whimper, a strikeout by Jason Bay and a groundout by Mike Lowell.

The bases were empty. Both out lights on the scoreboard were lit up red. Fenway Park hushed. The Sox had the Chicago White Sox exactly where they wanted them.

In a 12-8 victory over the White Sox before 37,812, the Red Sox unleashed their newest, most lethal weapon: the ability to pile up runs with two outs. The Sox scored all but one of their runs la...