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After a rare blow-up in an otherwise consistent season, Chris Sale returned to form Wednesday night against Houston as the Chicago White Sox won 6-1. Sale cruised to his tenth victory, allowing just five hits and one run over eight innings. Sale also racked up 12 strikeouts, bringing his season total to 193 (a career high).
Sale has made his case as a top five starter this season. So far he has managed to improve on his outstanding numbers from last season. Sale currently holds a 2.99 ERA and 1.06 WHIP.
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With Sale about to cross the 200-inning mark for the first time in his career, perhaps the White Sox should consider easing up a bit. Sale is already a long shot for the Cy Young Award due to his poor win total, and young pitchers are dropping on a regular basis with arm troubles. The White Sox are well out of contention, so I think it is at least worth discussing.
It seems that at least one talented young pitcher has been forced to have Tommy John surger...
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Chris Sale established a franchise record on Wednesday night and his teammates rewarded him accordingly.
Sale struck out 12 batters the fourth time he has reached at least that total this season and the White Sox rallied for five late runs to beat the Houston Astros 6-1 at U.S. Cellular Field.
Leury Garcia showed off his speed and Avisail Garcia displayed his brawn with his first...
Hector Santiago had a full workload with 101 pitches. His problem was that he threw them all in 3 2-3 innings.
The left-hander kept missing the plate and Boston's patient hitters kept laying off his pitches on their way to a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
''He had a very high pitch count early in the game. They've done it to a lot of teams,...
Chris Sale struck out 12 over eight-plus dominant innings and Avisail Garcia hit a three-run homer to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 6-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.
Garcia finished with three hits for the White Sox, who have won 10 of their last 12 games.
Sale (10-12) bounced back from an embarrassing start Friday night against Texas in which he allowed a career...
hueytaxi Avisail Garcia continued to mash Friday night while the Reds announced Billy Hamilton and his 75 steals will be joining the major league roster this coming Monday. Here's a look at three players who are trending up and three who are limping home: THREE UP Avisail Garcia | CWS Garcia homered for the second time in as many games on Friday. He has hit safely...
Your Chicago White Sox have won five straight series and are now headed to Boston, where they'll face the first-place Red Sox in historic Fenway Park.
In 2010, it was Manny Ramirez a return to Fenway with the White Sox; in 2012 it was Kevin Youkilis who made a heartfelt return. But now, it's the White Sox who will be seeing a teammate that was recently dealt away: fan...
It’s the final game in the series with the Houston Astros before a well deserved day off. Chris Sale is in the office and the boys are wearing the 1983 uniforms today.
Grab some bench and a drink and see you soon
*1 – 0 (Sox Lead)
Astros – (He gone)(He gone)(He gone)
Sox – Garcia,L(walk), Beckham(single,L.Garcia to second) Keppinger(single...