Jake Peavy got the better of his former team as the Red Sox beat the White Sox 7-2 Saturday night at Fenway Park for the second straight game.
Peavy went seven innings giving up two runs on five hits and a walk with four strikeouts. He lowered his ERA to 3.91 improving his record to 11-5. Since being acquired in a three-team deal at the trading deadline Peavy is 3-1 with the Red Sox.
White Sox lefty John Danks took the loss falling to 4-11. He went five innings giving up six runs (five earned) on 11 hits and one walk with two strikeouts.
The Red Sox got on the board first with a run in the first. They improve to 55-15 when they score first. Jacoby Ellsbury led off with single to shortstop taking third when David Ortiz reached on an error by first baseman Paul Konerko with two outs. Mike Napoli’s single to left scored Ellsbury.