The Chicago White Sox went cold at the plate at an inopportune time. A return home to face the Minnesota Twins could help.
The White Sox will try to avoid matching a season high with their fifth straight loss Monday night when they open a 10-game homestand against the Twins.
Following a 1-6 road trip in which they dropped three of four at Baltimore and were swept by Detroit, the White Sox (72-61) return home tied with the Tigers atop the Central following a 4-2 loss Sunday night.
Alejandro De Aza led off the game with a home run off Justin Verlander, but Chicago mustered just six hits the rest of the way - three in the ninth - and Delmon Young hit a tie-breaking, three-run shot off Chris Sale in the sixth.
Chicago went 2 for 27 with runners in scoring position during the sweep and hit .216 while averaging 3.0 runs over the trip.
"You can't sit here and wish for something," manager Robin Ventura said. "You've got to go play. It's going to turn around."
The offense has had littl...