Boston Pummels White Sox 10-2
CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester pitched eight strong innings Saturday night and the Boston Red Sox got homers from Adrian Gonzalez and Kevin Youkilis and three RBIs from Marco Scutaro in a 10-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
It was Boston’s first win in its last eight games against the White Sox.
Lester (11-4), in his second start since coming off the disabled list (strained latissimus), allowed two runs and four hits with a walk and eight strikeouts to get his first victory since June 30. He lost the shutout in the seventh when Paul Konerko hit his 25th homer and also gave up a solo shot to Gordon Beckham in the eighth.
Boston put it away with five runs in the top of the ninth. The Red Sox finished with 15 hits.
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