Posted June 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Seattle Mariners knew what to expect this time around from Chris Sale. That didn't make it any easier for them. Kevin Millwood struggled to hit his spots and the Mariners managed just five hits against the young lefty in a 4-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Sale (7-2) struck out eight and walked two in his first major league complete game. It was his 10th start this year after pitching in relief for Chicago during the last two seasons. In Sale's previous start, he struck out 15 in 7 1-3 innings at Tampa Bay. He struck out 11 Mariners on April 20 in a 7-3 victory in Seattle. ''Throwing from that angle, it's tough to pick up - when you do, it's right on you,'' Dustin Ackley said of the lanky, side-arming lefty. ''The angle, how hard he throws, how long he is . all makes it pretty tough.'' Sale allowed White Sox manager Robin Ventura to rest his entire bullpen after Chicago used all seven relievers in Saturday's ta...
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