Chicago White Sox
Hector Santiago allowed two hits in five-plus innings on Thursday night, and the White Sox beat Texas 3-1, handing the Rangers their first series loss of the season.
Conor Gillaspie and Alejandro De Aza homered in the seventh inning and the White Sox ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Rangers on Wednesday night.
Texas scored six times in the sixth inning to help Yu Darvish overcome a shaky start and earn his fifth April win, and the Rangers beat the White Sox 10-6 on Tuesday night.
Rangers catcher A.J. Pierzynski is out of the starting lineup for the series opener against his former team, the Chicago White Sox.
The Chicago White Sox will host Major League Baseball’s seventh annual Civil Rights Game on Aug. 24 against the Texas Rangers.
Chris Sale was sharp in his last Cactus League outing, and Dayan Viciedo homered to help power the White Sox past Matt Harrison and the Rangers 11-3 on Tuesday.
Dayan Viciedo will likely hit behind Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko in Robin Ventura’s lineup – a middle of the order that could combine for 100 dingers under the right circumstances.
Newly acquired Conor Gillaspie homered off Collin Balester in the sixth inning, helping the Chicago White Sox beat Texas 8-4 Wednesday and drop the Rangers to 0-5 in spring training
Yu Darvish struck out two while retiring all six White Sox batters he faced Tuesday in his first spring start before Chicago scored 11 runs over the next two innings in a 14-8 win over the Texas Rangers.
Kevin Youkilis came through again with a go-ahead homer and the Chicago White Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 2-1 victory Thursday.
Kevin Youkilis hit a game-ending RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Chicago White Sox to a 5-4 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
Kevin Youkilis, Adam Dunn and Alex Rios homered in the first inning off Roy Oswalt and All-Star Chris Sale won his 10th game Tuesday night and the Chicago White Sox routed the Texas Rangers 19-2.