Alexei Ramirez drove in two runs and the Chicago White Sox extended their winning streak to a season-high eight games with a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
Dayan Viciedo had a run-scoring single and Ramirez hit a sacrifice fly to help Chicago take a 3-1 lead in the third. Ramirez made it 4-1 with an RBI double in the fifth.
Luke Scott and Carlos Pena homered for the Rays, who have lost nine of their last 13 games at home.
White Sox starter Jose Quintana was ejected by plate umpire Mark Wegner with two outs in the fourth when he threw a pitch behind Ben Zobrist at knee level. Chicago manager Robin Ventura was also tossed by Wegner for arguing.
Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb (2-1) hit a pair of White Sox batters - Gordon Beckham during the first and A.J. Pierzynski in the third - during the game. Pierzynski was hit with a man on second and one out.
Addison Reed worked out of trouble in the ninth for his sixth save. Pena drew a leadoff walk, with pinch runner ...