Posted March 19, 2012 on
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Alejandro De Aza
Chicago White Sox
Chris Sale was disappointed after a pair of rough starts.
He rebounded by pitching two-hit ball over six innings and striking out six Monday as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Cincinnati Reds 1-0.
''I want to finish this spring strong,'' Sale said. ''My first couple (outings) were not where I wanted to be. It was nice to go out there and do what I did today.''
Sale allowed a one-out double to Zack Cozart in the first inning and a single to Cozart leading off the fourth. He retired his final eight batters.
''Obviously, it was my best outing of the spring,'' Sale said. ''I found a groove and kept going with it.
I wasn't trying to throw the nastiest breaking ball I've ever thrown or throwing 100 miles an hour on every pitch. Just make pitches instead of trying to do something I'm not capable of doing.''
Sale, who had allowed eight runs in 7 1-3 innings in his previous two starts, is moving to the rotati...
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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Chris Sale pitched two-hit ball over six innings and struck out six Monday as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Cincinnati Reds 1-0.
Sale allowed a one-out double to Zack Cozart in the first inning and a single to Cozart leading off the fourth. Sale, who had allowed eight runs in 7 1-3 innings in his previous two starts, is moving to the rotation following...
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