Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/15/12
The Sox knew that Chris Sale would start on Friday, and start the staff ace did, shutting out the Twins in the 6-0 win, and putting in six innings of work, allowing just three hits and fanning five without a walk. The win moved Sale to 17-6 on the season, as well as lowering his ERA to 2.78, again leaving him as a leading candidate for American League Cy Young Award honors. Not that Sale needed a ton of help, but his offense gave him some anyway, as Dayan Viciedo had two RBI through the first four innings, and an Alexei Ramirez RBI single in the sixth made it a three-run cushion. That was more than enough for Sale, who was pulled after 99 pitches with a comfortable lead. So while the Sox knew that Sale was going to face the Twins on Friday, the rest of the rotation continued to be musical chairs. The rainout with Detroit on Thursday left manager Robin Ventura just pushing everyone back a game, which meant Sale on Friday, Jose Quintana on Saturday, Jake Peavy on...
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