The Red Sox overpowered the White Sox for a third straight game and veteran Tim Wakefield led the way. The Boston knuckleballer went seven scoreless innings to tie Josh Beckett for the league lead in wins with 16. Mike Lowell had four hits and is 9-for-14 in the series.
The White Sox had no answer for the Red Sox on Saturday, dropping their third straight home contest. Veteran southpaw Mark Buehrle threw five scoreless innings before running into trouble in the sixth, and the bullpen provided no relief. Chicago has been outscored 35-7 in the series.
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