Loaiza started the game, giving up three runs (two earned) in five innings of work. Wright relieved Loaiza and threw a scoreless sixth and seventh inning, reporting no pain afterwards. Billy Koch came in for the eighth, giving up a run on two hits.
Frank Thomas drove in two runs while going 1-2 and playing first. D'angelo Jimenez started at second base where he committed an error, but went 1-4 with a run scored. Shortstop Jose Valentin, Magglio Ordonez (RF), Miguel Olivo (C) and Sandy Alomar (C) each had a hit.
The Sox will travel to Suprise to face the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday. Lefty Felix Diaz will get the start. The game is scheduled to start at 2:05 p.m. CT.