Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 5/23/13
Clay Buchholz figures a slump will come his way at some point so he'll enjoy this run while it lasts. Buchholz pitched five-hit ball over seven innings to improve to 7-0, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep. David Ortiz delivered a two-run single in the first off Hector Santiago (1-3) and stole third for the first time in his career. Jacoby Ellsbury had two hits, walked twice and made a big catch in center field to back Buchholz and help the Red Sox come away with their sixth win in eight games. They're now 9-1 with Buchholz starting, and he's gone at least six innings each time out. ''You're going to take your lumps and bumps in the road,'' he said. But it's been a smooth ride so far for him, although he got some help from his defense in this one. Jonny Gomes made a sliding catch on Paul Konerko's line drive to left with two on to end the first, and Ellsbury raced to the center-field warning track to snag Alexei Ra...
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