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CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Rios hit a two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 on Wednesday to stop a four-game losing streak.
Jeff Keppinger had two hits and drove in a run for the White Sox, who earned a split of the rain-shortened series. Jose Quintana (2-0) was charged with two runs and four hits in five-plus innings.
Rios connected in the fifth, hitting a two-out drive to left on an 0-2 pitch from Zach McAllister. Rios' team-high sixth homer made it 3-0.
McAllister (1-3) walked five and allowed five hits in 5 2-3 innings. Four relievers then combined for 2 1-3 innings of hitless ball, giving the Indians a chance to rally.
Cleveland's first three batters of the sixth got on base, with Jason Kipnis singling in Drew Stubbs. Nate Jones then replaced Quintana and Mark Reynolds hit a sacrifice fly to cut Chicago's lead to 3-2.
Kipnis stole second and third, but Jones struck out Nick Swisher and got Ryan Raburn to fly out to end the inning.
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Sale overcame a shaky first inning to combine with two relievers on a five-hitter and Adam Dunn homered to lead the Chicago White Sox over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 Thursday night.
Desmond Jennings walked leading off the game and scored and scored on Evan Longoria's single, but Sale (2-2) settled down and won for the first time since opening day. He allowed...
Chris Sale pitching at home and Adam Dunn starting to swing better added up to a win for the Chicago White Sox.
Sale overcame a shaky first two innings to combine with two relievers on a five-hitter and Dunn homered to lead the White Sox to a 5-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night.
Sale (2-2) is 11-3 with a 2.26 ERA at home in 17 starts dating to the beginning of the...
Last year, despite having one of the most surprising ball clubs in all of baseball, the White Sox only drew an average of 24,271 fans per home game, which was seventh worst in the MLB.
Thus far in the 2013 season, the Sox are fourth worst in the league with an average of 20,188 fans making their way to 35th & Shields for ball games at the great U.S. Cellular Field.
A hot topic not only in Chicago, but in national media has been White Sox announcer Ken 'Hawk' Harrelson's criticism of sabermetrics.
Thursday, MLB Network helped us add some riveting banter to the discussion.
Hawk Harrelson made a guest appearance on MLB Network’s “MLB Now”: a show that’s based around debating the old and new school concepts in...
A year ago Jose Quintana was just trying to hang on to a spot in Chicago's rotation.
Now his position looks pretty secure, especially after helping the White Sox stop a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday.
''He's been pitching great,'' White Sox manager Robin Ventura said. ''Maturity-wise, he's just...
The offense got off to a positive start Wednesday afternoon, as Jeff Keppinger followed up Alejandro De Aza's leadoff walk and stolen base with an RBI single to left center field. But then, Alex Rios quickly grounded into a double 6-4-3 double play, which was a sign of more to come ... at least for a little while.
In the third and fourth innings, the team had two on...
Coming off a rare win, the Chicago White Sox are hoping to keep things going behind Chris Sale.
The Tampa Bay Rays are surely feeling good about giving the ball to Jeremy Hellickson, too.
Runs could be at a premium Thursday night when Sale takes the mound opposite Hellickson in the opener of a four-game set at U.S. Cellular Field.
After dropping four straight and 10 of their previous...
April's continuing miserable weather claimed yet another Chicago baseball game Tuesday night.
The White Sox's scheduled home contest with the Cleveland Indians was the second postponement of a current eight-game home stand due to inclement weather.
It's also the fourth in Chicago since the baseball season opened three weeks ago. Two Chicago Cubs home games have also...
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Time to welcome the Tampa Bay Rays for a four game series. Chris Sale is opening the pitching with tentatively, Jake Peavy, Gavin Floyd and Dylan Axelrod to take the starting pitcher duties.
The all-star ballot is now out. http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/events/all_star/y2013/ballot.jsp
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**Game one with the Indians
Chicago Crew of Ken and Steve calling the game today. Video feed was pretty good with only a couple of times I had issues with it needing to buffer.
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The White Sox overcame 2011 AL Rookie of the Year Jeremy Hellickson and the Tampa Bay Rays Thursday night, defeating them 5-2 behind ace Chris Sale and, well, enough offense.
The story of the night deserves to be Sale, as despite not looking anywhere near his best, tossed...