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.
The Texas Rangers aren’t worried about Joe Nathan, even though their new closing pitcher has already cost them two games — their only losses.
Matt Harrison pitched six scoreless innings while Josh Hamilton, Adrian Beltre and David Murphy homered for the Texas Rangers, who wrapped up their season-opening series with a 5-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday night.
After the Rangers (1-1) took Friday’s season opener 3-2, Ventura finally prevailed against Ryan’s team on Saturday as Alex Rios homered in the top of the ninth to lift the White Sox (1-1) to a 4-3 victory.
Ian Kinsler and the two-time defending American League champion Texas Rangers certainly don’t seem affected by their disappointments.