The Chicago White Sox are enduring their longest road losing streak in five years, so visiting the Seattle Mariners for a three-game series may be a relief.
Giving the ball to John Danks may also help.
With Paul Konerko expected back in the lineup, Danks and the White Sox look to continuing their dominance of the Mariners in the opener of this three-game series Monday night.
Chicago (24-30) has lost seven in a row on the road for the first time since a nine-game skid from May 30-June 22, 2008. The current slide is also part of six-game overall losing streak, and the White Sox haven't had a longer won since dropping seven straight from Sept. 11-17, 2011.
Their recent struggles continued as they were outscored 9-3 during a three-game sweep at Oakland, capped with a 2-0 defeat Sunday.
"Any time you lose, you feel like energy is part of it," manager Robin Ventura told the team's official website. "It can zap you when you go through stretches like this. You have to find a way to get...