White Sox pitcher Chris Sale said he enjoyed his extra rest time in the dugout Monday night watching his teammates produce for him in rare fashion.
The White Sox gave Sale a season-high six runs of support and the left-hander responded by shutting out the Tigers after the second inning in a 6-2 complete-game victory over the American League Central leaders at U.S. Cellular Field.
Sale (8-11) gave up nine hits struck out six and walked none in front of 19590 fans for his fifth career complete game.
"Any time you can finish what you started it's always nice" Sale said. "We started off a little bit slow but it shows we're still competing still fighting still scrapping. We had some big days by a lot of guys."
Sale gave up a couple of big hits early in the opener of the three-game series including Miguel Cabrera's 37th home run of the season just over the right-field fence in the first inning. Brayan Pena's RBI double in the second inning fell in f...