Carlos Quentin makes the first of his two nice catches late in the game. (AP)
By Scott Merkin / MLB.com
Scott Podsednik homered in the eighth for Chicago's second pinch-hit shot of the year, tying the game and picking up Gavin Floyd. But one inning later, Tony Pena allowed a walk-off homer, and the Sox dropped their fourth straight. Paul Konerko hit a rare triple to put Chicago up early.
BATTING HR: Ortiz, D 2 (22, 2nd inning off Floyd, 0 on, 1 out; 9th inning off Pena, R, 0 on, 1 out), Gonzalez, Al (5, 6th inning
off Floyd, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Ortiz, D 8; Gonzalez, Al 5; Pedroia; Youkilis; Bay. RBI: Ortiz, D 2 (77), Gonzalez, Al (30). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ortiz, D 2; Gonzalez, Al. GIDP: Ellsbury. Team RISP: 0-for-5. Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING SB: Bay (12, 2nd base off Thornton/Pierzynski).
FIELDING E: Martinez, V (5, throw). DP: (Pedroia-Gonzalez, Al-Kotchman).