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Even in a ballpark where the Chicago White Sox have had success, the story was agonizingly familiar for left-hander Jose Quintana. Once again Quintana pitched well, holding the Minnesota Twins to two runs and six hits in seven innings. And once again, his efforts were for naught due to a dearth of run support.
Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer in Chicago’s three-run fifth inning, and the White Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
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The Chicago White Sox have committed the second-most errors in the American League, and Monday night was another dreadful performance by the defense — ruining a solid outing by Jose Quintana in his duel with Clayton Kershaw.
Rick Hahn has seen a transformation of his offense that he hoped for but probably didn’t expect.
When Chris Sale pitches, it’s usually a short night for the bullpen. But two rain delays cut the night short for the Chicago White Sox ace and the bullpen picked up the slack as four relievers combined to allow just one run in six innings in a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday.
Connor Gillaspie is hitting a team-high .352, including .403 in his past 16 games.
White Sox manager Robin Ventura questioned the effort of his players after a 5-1 loss to Arizona on Sunday in Chicago, and he spoke about the “uninspired” effort again before playing at Oakland on Monday night hoping for a spark. All he could complain about after the latest loss is that the comeback came too late.
Scott Carroll was fighting himself for much of the night. That made the game much easier for the Chicago Cubs.
Danks was batting just .098 with five RBIs in 21 games at the big league level.
Outfielder Moises Sierra has been added to the active roster and Conor Gillaspie has been sent to AAA Charlotte on an injury rehabilitation assignment.
The Chicago White Sox placed third baseman Conor Gillaspie on the 15-day disabled list due to a left hand contusion and added right-handed pitcher Hector Noesi to the roster on Saturday.
Jose Abreu and Dayan Viciedo hit RBI doubles in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied for a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
Matt Davidson has a practical view of his future as the Sox third baseman.
The White Sox may face late-inning binds because of Konerko’s lack of versatility.
Erik Johnson pitched into the seventh inning in his fourth career start, and the Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 6-3 to end any chance of the Tigers clinching the AL Central title in their home finale Sunday.
David Ortiz continued to rebound from a miserable stretch with two hits and three RBIs, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 7-6 win over the Chicago White Sox Sunday that completed a sweep of their three-game series.
The Twins took three of four games in the series and have won nine of 12 against the White Sox this season.
Jordan Danks homered and rookie Andre Rienzo pitched 5 1-3 innings in his home debut as the White Sox snapped a five-game losing streak against the Twins.