Melky Cabrera and Leury Garcia homered to back Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox routed the sloppy Tampa Bay Rays 13-6 on Tuesday night.
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Lineup: White Sox (75-81) vs. Rays (65-91)
- 1. Adam Eaton, RF (L)
- 2. Tim Anderson, SS (R)
- 3. Melky Cabrera, LF (S)
- 4. Jose Abreu, 1B (R)
- 5. Justin Morneau, DH (L)
- 6. Todd Frazier, 3B (R)
- 7. Alex Avila, C (L)
- 8. Carlos Sanchez, 2B (S)
- 9. Leury Garcia, CF (S)
- SP: Chris Sale, LHP
James Shields pitched six effective innings, Justin Morneau and Carlos Sanchez each hit a two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 on Monday.
White Sox hold steady in Power Rankings
The White Sox had a light slate last week, winning two of their five games, and will wrap up the season against the Rays and Twins. Chris Sale and Jose Quintana have received plenty of attention this year, but Adam Eaton's breakout campaign shouldn't go unnoticed. Week 25 Power Rankings
Rodon, Robertson combine for rare feat
Carlos Rodon and David Robertson combined to strike out 14 batters while allowing only two hits in a 3-0 win on Sunday. It was the second shutout victory in White Sox history in which they limited their opponent to two or fewer hits and struck out 14 or more batters, per the Elias Sports Bureau. The other was done by Early Wynn in 1959.
As the time for managerial change nears, Robin Ventura and Walt Weiss are two of the skippers feeling the heat.
Carlos Rodon struck out a career-high 11 over eight dominant innings and the Chicago White Sox denied Cleveland any chance of winning the AL Central title by beating the Indians 3-0 on Sunday.
The Cleveland Indians blew some early scoring chances against Jose Quintana and lost 8-1 to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night, keeping them from getting closer to an AL Central title.
Jose Ramirez hit a two-run homer and drove in four runs, and the Cleveland Indians moved a step closer to the AL Central title with a 10-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
White Sox pitcher Yojensy Arias has been suspended for 72 games under baseball's minor league drug program following a positive test for hydrochlorothiazide.
Tommy Joseph homered, doubled and drove in three runs and Jerad Eickhoff outpitched Chris Sale as the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Chicago White Sox 8-3 Wednesday night.
Odubel Herrera kept up his hitting surge with three hits and three RBI, and the Philadelphia Phillies held off a late Chicago White Sox rally in a 7-6 win Tuesday night.
Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer
What a year for James Shields. He's now allowed 7+ runs 8 times this season! Most since Cory Lidle also did it 8 times in 2003.
Hansen's debut deserves a shout out
Keith Law lists White Sox second-rounder Alec Hansen among the 2016 draftees that enjoyed the best debuts. The 21-year-old made adjustments after a rough spring performance to rack up big strikeout numbers across three minor league levels. Best 2016 debuts (Insider)
Hosmer historically owned the White Sox
Eric Hosmer drove in 23 runs vs. the White Sox this year, the second-highest RBI total against a team for a Royals player in a single season, per the Elias Sports Bureau. George Brett holds the record for Kansas City, having totaled 24 RBIs against the Rangers in 1985.
Monday's longest home runs
Giancarlo Stanton returned to the Marlins' lineup with gusto, launching a 466-foot blast against the Nationals. Willson Contreras wasn't far behind with a 458-footer, while the ball was flying out of Kauffman during a matinee between the White Sox and Royals.
Yordano Ventura picked up his first complete-game victory, Kendrys Morales hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 8-3 Monday.
White Sox hold steady in Power Rankings
The White Sox went 4-3 last week, but it's too little, too late as the team approaches elimination from the playoffs. James Shields posted his second straight quality outing on Thursday, but his walk total in September is alarming. Week 24 Power Rankings
Justin Morneau, who will be a free agent this offseason, hopes he's shown enough in his time with the White Sox to earn a job in 2017.
Kendrys Morales homered for his 1,000th career hit and drove in four runs, Danny Duffy pitched effectively into the eighth inning and the Royals beat the White Sox 10-3 on Sunday.
Jarrod Dyson had two hits, scored a run and stole a base in Jason Vargas' first start in 14 months, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Saturday night.
Chris Sale pitched his sixth complete game to pick up his 16th win, Carlos Sanchez hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-4 Friday.
The White Sox ace could reportedly be a trade candidate this winter, but he wants to stay on the South Side.
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