Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 9/1/13
Jake Peavy grabbed his second win as a member of the Red Sox against his former team on Saturday in a 7-2 win over Chicago at Fenway Park. (John E. Sokolowski/USA TODAY Sports) Jan-Christian Sorensen Contributing Writer As far as the numbers go, once the Red Sox strike first, they’re hard to beat. The Sox came into Saturday night’s game with a 54-15 record this season when scoring first in a game, and further bolstered that statistic by scoring the first run of the game in the first inning en route to defeating the visiting White Sox 7-2 in Game Two of the weekend series at the Fens. Jake Peavy, who entered the game 10-5 on the season with a 3.99 ERA, moved to 2-1 as a member of the Red Sox since being traded from Chicago at the deadline, doling out two runs on five hits over seven and striking out four of his former teammates to earn the win and lower his ERA to 3.91. Craig Breslow and Drake Britton came on to combine for two scoreless innings of relief and give Boston its 81s...
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