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Red Sox 5, White Sox 1
J.D. Drew's seventh-inning double broke up the shutout. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Kevin Youkilis' single in the seventh broke up a no-hitter, and J.D. Drew's two-run double put the Red Sox ahead. Boston added three insurance runs in the ninth to make a winner of Josh Beckett, who allowed one run over eight frames.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (68-51)
Won 1
Boston 5, Chi White Sox 1   CWS
Chi White Sox (65-52)
Lost 1
August 11, 2008
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Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3   5 7 0
Chi White Sox
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 7 0
Standings thru 8/11/08  |  Recap: BOS | CWS  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  White Sox stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crisp, CF4000012.247
Pedroia, 2B4000011.313
Youkilis, 1B4110011.315
Lowell, 3B2200210.271
Bay, LF4110022.287
Drew, DH4022010.285
Lowrie, SS3112110.281
Varitek, C4000013.216
Ellsbury, RF3021000.272
Totals32575399 

BATTING
2B: Drew (23, Danks), Lowrie (9, Thornton).
TB: Youkilis; Bay; Drew 3; Lowrie 2; Ellsbury 2.
RBI: Drew 2 (62), Lowrie 2 (24), Ellsbury (34).
2-out RBI: Drew 2; Ellsbury.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek; Youkilis.
S: Crisp.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Youkilis-Lowrie-Beckett).

 
Chi White SoxABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Cabrera, SS4000002.267
Pierzynski, C3011000.286
Quentin, LF3000032.284
Dye, RF4010011.300
Thome, DH4000022.255
Ramirez, 2B4010010.308
Griffey Jr., CF4010011.243
Swisher, 1B3120001.234
Uribe, 3B3010011.230
Totals321710910 

BATTING
2B: Ramirez (19, Beckett).
TB: Pierzynski; Dye; Ramirez 2; Griffey Jr.; Swisher 2; Uribe.
RBI: Pierzynski (46).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Griffey Jr.; Thome.
SF: Pierzynski.
GIDP: Swisher.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Quentin (Drew at home).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (W, 11-8)8.07110803.92
Papelbon 1.00000101.97
 
Chi White SoxIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Danks (L, 9-5)7.02222903.18
Ramirez, H 0.11000002.55
Russell 0.21221006.46
Thornton 0.23110002.96
Broadway 0.10000000.00

Russell pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

HBP: Quentin (by Beckett), Ellsbury (by Danks).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 104-67, Papelbon 12-8, Danks 103-67, Ramirez, H 9-6, Russell 12-5, Thornton 20-12, Broadway 6-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Beckett 9-7, Papelbon 0-2, Danks 4-8, Ramirez, H 1-0, Russell 0-2, Thornton 0-1, Broadway 1-0.
Batters faced: Beckett 31, Papelbon 3, Danks 26, Ramirez, H 2, Russell 4, Thornton 4, Broadway 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Russell 1-0, Thornton 2-2, Broadway 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Chad Fairchild. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:48.
Att: 32,634.
August 11, 2008

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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