Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/11/13
The way the season has gone for the White Sox nobody would have been surprised had the ninth-inning drive by Oswaldo Arcia ended up in the left-field bleachers at U.S. Cellular Field. But on this day at least the Sox’s fortune proved better than it has for most of 2013. Instead of a game-tying home run by Arcia Alejandro De Azo made a nice running catch near the wall to preserve the White Sox 5-4 victory over the Twins on Saturday. “I thought about crying” Chicago second baseman Gordon Beckham said about watching the ball flying toward the fence. “If that ball had gone over I would have.” Fortunately for the White Sox there were no tears needed. After blowing an early three-run lead Chicago rallied for the victory snapping its five-game losing streak to the Twins and a 12-game losing streak against AL Central opponents. “We have a lot of close games that can go either way and we've had a lot of those with the Central that we've lost late” said manager Robin Ventura whose team ...
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