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BOSTON -- Ryan Dempster could only watch as Bostons starters pitched one strong game after another. . He finally joined in Friday night. Dempster returned from his suspension for hitting Alex Rodriguez with a pitch and worked into the seventh inning, leading the Red Sox over the Chicago White Sox 4-3 for their fifth victory in six games. It was the 10th straight game in which Red Sox pitchers allowed three or fewer runs, a streak that began with the first game after Dempster (7-9) plunked Rodriguez on Aug. 18, which led to a five-game suspension. "Theyve done an unbelievable job, all of us in the rotation. Im glad I could just slide in and do a little bit of my part," Dempster said. "Hopefully, thats just something that will continue to build up." Dempster held Chicago hitless through the first four innings and allowed three runs on five hits in 6 1-3 innings. "When youre not out playing and youre not injured, its not a fun thing," he said. "I worked hard in the time off I had to be as ready as possible." David Ortiz snapped an 0-for-23 slump with a two-run single for the AL East leaders. "I told you guys last night, dont worry about me," Ortiz said. "Start worrying about me when I go up to the plate with no bat." Koji Uehara struck out two in the ninth for his 15th save. He worked 1 1-3 innings in his 20th straight scoreless appearance. Boston manager John Farrell, a former pitching coach, said its the best stretch by a closer hes ever seen. Chicago lost for the second time in six games as it started a 10-game road trip after winning its previous five series. The Red Sox took a 1-0 lead in the third on a bases-loaded walk to Mike Napoli. They made it 4-0 in the fourth when Will Middlebrooks walked, stole second and scored on Shane Victorinos single. Ortiz followed with his two-run single off Hector Santiago (4-8). "I felt fine," Santiago said. "Its just one of those days you go out and stink. If you cant throw strikes, you cant succeed." Dempster struck out five and walked three. He walked the first two batters of the game, then got Alexei Ramirez to ground into a double play and struck out Adam Dunn. "The biggest pitch he made of the night was the groundball double play," Farrell said. "They had a chance to build an inning against him. He shuts it off right there." Dempsters next three innings were perfect, with only one of the nine outs getting beyond the infield. "When you get opportunities with a guy who knows what he is doing, you have to take advantage. Obviously, we didnt do that," Dunn said. "He threw a little bit of everything." Dempster ran into trouble in the fifth when Paul Konerko led off with a double for Chicagos first hit and went to third on a single by Avisail Garcia. Konerko was thrown out at home on a grounder. Dayan Viciedo then singled in Garcia. The White Sox cut the lead to 4-3 in the seventh on Garcias fourth homer of the season, a single by Viciedo and a triple by Alejandro De Aza off Junichi Tazawa. But Dempster pitched well long enough to give the Red Sox a chance. "It was great to have him back out there," Victorino said. NOTES: Jon Danks (4-10) pitches for Chicago against Jake Peavy (10-5) on Saturday in the second game of the three-game series. ... Ramirez returned to the starting lineup at SS after missing his first game of the season. ... Chicagos six-game road winning streak ended. ... Boston left the bases loaded in the third and sixth. ... Chicago acquired Garcia from Detroit on July 30 in a three-team trade that sent Peavy to Boston. ... The Red Sox became the first AL team to win 80 games. ... Santiago allowed more than three earned runs in a road game for the first time in his career. . They are the two best not because of any perimeter player but due to the offensive line of scrimmage players, the lineman. . Atletico Madrid also stayed perfect thanks to goals by Diego Costa in a 2-1 win against Osasuna, giving it 18 points, although Barcelona stay top with its better goal differential. MIAMI -- Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes cashed in Monday on his career comeback with the Miami Dolphins. Grimes signed a $32 million, four-year contract to remain with Miami. The deal, which includes $16 million guaranteed, rewards Grimes for his recovery from an Achilles tendon injury that forced him to miss almost all of the 2012 season. With the agreement, the Dolphins achieved one of their biggest off-season priorities by avoiding the loss of their best defensive back in free agency. "Ive been in this league awhile and actually feel appreciated here," Grimes said. "This is where I wanted to be, and Im glad it all worked out." Grimes, 30, spent six years with the Atlanta Falcons, who parted ways with him after his serious injury. The Dolphins gave him a one-year contract in 2013, and he had perhaps his best season, making four interceptions while playing in all 16 games. "Lasst year it was like, OK, I get to prove myself again," he said. "I never doubted myself, but being realistic, coming off of a serious injury that a lot of people had trouble coming back from, I had to prove myself." Grimes, a 5-foot-10 overachiever who was undrafted out of Shippensburg State, also made the Pro Bowl in 2010. He has 59 career starts and 17 interceptions. The contract was the first major deal for new Miami general manager Dennis Hickey, who replaced Jeff Ireland. "My exposure to Brent over the last few years has always been when Im on the opposite sideline watching him intercept balls and hurt my team," Hickey said. "Im excited to have him on my team now." With free agency beginning March 11, the Dolphins priority now becomes trying to re-sign nose tackle Randy Starks or Paul Soliai. 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