Robin Ventura simply wants the Chicago White Sox to forget about their latest miserable showing.
That message might be a bit easier to accept knowing they're still in sole possession of first place in the AL Central.
The White Sox try to rebound and avoid losing a rare series to the Minnesota Twins in Wednesday's finale.
Chicago (73-62) got off to an encouraging start Tuesday, taking a 3-0 lead after one inning, but the game quickly took a turn. The Twins scored seven in the second and 10 in the fifth, and suddenly the White Sox found themselves down 17-4.
Chicago tacked on a couple of runs late with most of its starters on the bench and lost 18-9, its fifth defeat in six games.
The White Sox came out on the losing end despite pounding out a franchise-record 10 doubles, while the Twins managed just three extra-base hits.
Most of the damage from Minnesota's lineup came from the Nos. 6-9 hitters. Ryan Doumit, Chris Parmelee, Trevor Plouffe and Eduardo Escobar were a combined 8 f...