Despite facing a virtually insurmountable deficit in the AL Central race, the Chicago White Sox remain determined.
The White Sox will try to keep their faint hopes alive with a win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night and by getting some help from another division rival.
Chicago (83-76) is three games behind Detroit in the division with three left after suffering another defeat Sunday, 6-2 to Tampa Bay. The Tigers, meanwhile, won 2-1 in Minnesota and can clinch the division with a win over Kansas City on Monday or a White Sox loss in Cleveland.
"Obviously we're up against it now, but we'll continue to play," Chicago first baseman Paul Konerko said. "That's what we do and what we've done all year. It doesn't look good obviously. ... You never know what can happen. The main thing is to get us in order and go win a ball game tomorrow."
The White Sox are 2-10 in their last 12 and dropped two of three at home to Cleveland last week. Hector Santiago (3-1, 3.69 ERA) started Wedne...