Capuano walked Adam Eaton to move Ramirez to second. Then with a 3-2 count, Marcus Semien hit a grounder to Xander Bogaerts at shortstop, who one-hopped his throw to first baseman Mike Carp.
Carp wasn’t able to scoop the throw and Ramirez, who was already running on the pitch never stopped when rounding third and scored without a throw.
“There were two outs so I was going all the way with two outs, so my idea was to go ahead and get to home plate regardless of what happened,” said Ramirez, who also beat the Cleveland Indians with a two-run homer in the ninth inning on Sunday.
Bogaerts was disappointed with his throw to Carp.
“It’s cold weather, but that’s no excuse for that play. That’s a ball I should’ve thrown right at the chest to him,” Bogaerts said. “I knew it was going to bounce, it took a weird bounce, but I should have thrown it at his chest to Carp and gone into extra innings.”
The Red Sox didn’t think Semien checked his swing on a 2-2 pitch that would’ve sent the game into extra innings.
“Yes. The check swing from the open side clearly looked like - given some of the other check swings that were called here tonight - it was more extensive than some other ones. But we don’t get the call, Red Sox manager John Farrell said.
White Sox reliever Daniel Webb (1-0) got one out in the ninth for the victory.
The temperature at first pitch was 40 degrees. All the players except for White Sox starter Erik Johnson and Eaton wore long sleeves under their jerseys and the upper deck was closed because of ice on the ramps.
“For the most part all year, we’ve had really good at-bats. I think that’s why. It seems like we’re in (teams) bullpens seems early in each and every game. That take a toll,” Dunn said.