Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 4/22/12
Going into their West Coast road trip, the White Sox were at .500 and had their sights set on one thing: winning each of the series that they play in. After they won Friday night’s game behind Adam Dunn’s strong performance, they could secure the upper hand in the first series by notching a win Saturday afternoon. Luckily for the Sox, their number 5 pitcher Phillip Humber was taking the mound. Humber dominated, becoming the 21st pitcher to throw a perfect game in MLB history. His performance was highlighted by being able to keep his pitch count under 100 (96) and retiring nine batters via the strikeout. The former first round draft pick by the New York Mets has struggled to live up to his potential overall for the first several years of his career, but he seems to have found a comfortable home on the south side of Chicago. Humber carried a solid 3.75 ERA in his breakout season of 2011. Photo courtesy Keith Allison via Wikimedia After having his first start of the year skipped due to
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