Found July 10, 2013 on Reading Between The Seams:
courtesy of Chicago White Sox slugger Alex Rios becomes the 32nd Major League Baseball player to have six base hits on six at-bats in a nine inning game.  Rios was also the first player to collect four base hits off Cy Young winner, Justin Verlander  who seemed to be throwing batting practice as he gave up 12 of the teams 23 hits Tuesday night.  Verlander also gave up five earned runs in seven innings pitch. Tonight belongs to Alex Rios, who raised his average from .267 to .281 by slugging out five singles and a triple back in the third inning.  The White Sox scored 11 runs on 23 hits and the odd thing about Rios’ six hit night was he drove in two runs and score only once!  Take a look at Alex’s six hit game. courtesy of Follow us on Twitter LeRoy McConnell III@kcmac38 Follow us on Twitter @rbts_baseball Part of the Sports Kings (@realsportskings) network The post Alex Rios leads the White Sox on a hitting attack appeared first on Reading Between The Seams.

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