Will Middlebrooks has evolved from the glove-only third baseman he once was into a much more well-rounded player who presents a legitimate threat at the plate.
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.
Mike Napoli hit a two-run homer and drove in four runs, as the red-hot Rangers completed a two-game sweep over the Red Sox on Wednesday night.
Josh Hamilton homered and matched his career high with five RBIs As the Rangers hit six home runs and romped past the Boston Red Sox 18-3 Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
Derek Holland allowed two hits in seven innings and got his usual strong support as the Texas Rangers hit three homers and beat the Boston Red Sox 10-0 on Friday night.