Chicago White Sox
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.
One group of Rangers fans have been handed a tremendous task that requires a little bit of patience and a very green thumb.
Robin Ventura hasn’t spoken to Nolan Ryan since charging the mound against the Hall of Fame pitcher 19 seasons ago.
Colby Lewis pitched four perfect innings for the Texas Rangers in a 3-2 loss to a Chicago White Sox split squad Saturday.
Adam Dunn homered and doubled for his first two hits of the spring as the White Sox earned a 6-3 win over the Rangers on Thursday.
Left-hander Neal Cotts has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers. The team announced the signing on Monday.
The opener is the first of a seven-game homestand that runs from April 6-12, 2012 and features three games with the White Sox and four with the Seattle Mariners.
Alex Rios entered the game when Carlos Quentin was injured in the first inning then hit a go-ahead double in the eighth, giving the Chicago White Sox a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.