Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/10/14
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Alex Rios quietly had a stellar first half, but the second half is now a little louder. The latest example of that came Friday night in the Chicago White Sox's 8-6, 10-inning win over the Los Angeles Angels, when Rios' second homer of the game was a walk-off shot. Rios is now hitting .318 with 18 homers, after looking like a bust last season, when he batted .227 with 13 homers and 44 RBI. "That's how baseball is," Rios said of his turnaround. "It's, 'What have you done for me lately?' And it's understandable. Everybody wants their players to have good years and to live up to it. Sometimes you don't have a good year. You try to have a good year every year, but it doesn't always work out the way you want it. It just doesn't click. It doesn't mean you're not trying. It's part of the game, and we have to just deal with it." Dealing with it meant dealing with boos, a shouting match with general manager Ken Williams, and a father back in Puerto Rico who was obviously worried about...
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