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Jake Peavy struck out 11 in seven innings, Paul Konerko homered and the Chicago White Sox broke a five-game losing streak, beating the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Sunday.
The White Sox went into the game as the majors' only winless team on the road. Chicago was swept three games in Washington before dropping the first two against the Indians. The White Sox avoided their first 0-6 start on the road since 1968.
Peavy (2-1) gave up a home run to Michael Bourn on his first pitch of the game - a line drive that landed in Chicago's bullpen - but held the Indians to five hits overall and didn't walk a batter.
Bourn left the game in the eighth with a cut on his right hand. First baseman Adam Dunn fielded Bourn's slow grounder and tossed to pitcher Matt Thornton, who was covering on the play. Bourn made a headfirst into the bag for an infield hit, but Thornton stepped on his hand. Indians manager Terry Francona and a trainer examined Bourn, who was removed.
Peavy retired 12 str...
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Is it just me or can anyone else see Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana doing a parody of the Princess Bride?
"My name is Jose Quintana. You hit my ball. Prepare to die.
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The Chicago White Sox have placed infielder Angel Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lower back and purchased the contract of infielder Tyler Greene from Triple-A Charlotte.
Sanchez has appeared in one game and is hitless in two at-bats. The move is retroactive to Wednesday.
Greene was released by Houston in spring training and signed to a minor league contract...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jake Peavy struck out 11 in seven innings, Paul Konerko homered and the Chicago White Sox broke a five-game losing streak, beating the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Sunday.
The White Sox went into the game as the majors' only winless team on the road. Chicago was swept three games in Washington before dropping the first two against the Indians. The White Sox avoided...
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This season, we...
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Player of the Game: Jake Peavy (7 innings 5 hits 1 ER 0 BB / 11 SO)
The Tribe bats were iced by a great pitching performance by White Sox right hander Jake Peavy on Sunday, as the Wahoo’s fell to Chicago 3-1. In the loss, Cleveland wasted a solid pitching performance by Brett Myers, who rebounded off his first two outings giving up just two earned runs on six hits through...
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