Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 5/18/13
Chris Sale stifled the Los Angeles Angels' bats for the second time in six days, scattering three hits over 7 2-3 innings with a season-high 12 strikeouts on Friday night to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-0 victory. Alex Rios and Adam Dunn homered for the White Sox, who extended their winning streak to a season-high four games. Sale (5-2) threw 79 of his 113 pitches for strikes in another competitive duel with fellow lefty C.J. Wilson, whom he beat 3-0 last Sunday night at Chicago. In that gem, Sale retired the first 19 batters and settled for a one-hitter -- Mike Trout's one-out single in the seventh inning -- while recording his first shutout in the major leagues. Sale extended his scoreless streak to 23 innings. It was his sixth straight start of at least seven innings while allowing fewer than three earned runs - the longest such streak by a White Sox pitcher since a seven-game stretch by Mark Buehrle in 2007. Addison Reed pitched a perfect ninth for his 14th save in 15 c...
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