The Chicago White Sox took the second of a four-game set in Boston by hanging on to defeat the Red Sox 7-5 at Fenway Park on Tuesday. Chicago was led by Kevin Youkilis, who clubbed a three-run homer in the third to give Chicago the lead for good. The South Siders improve to 50-40 with the win, while Boston falls to 46-45.
Philip Humber made his first start since exiting the disabled list, and picked up his fourth victory of the season. Humber went six innings, allowing just six hits and two runs while striking out three. Addison Reed nailed down the save for the White Sox, his 15th of the year.
Alejandro De Aza, Paul Konerko, Alex Rios and Alexei Ramirez each finished with two hits for Chicago. Konerko drove in his 43rd run of the season with an RBI double in the first inning, which was followed by Rios' 51st RBI, a single to score teammate Adam Dunn.