H E
ChiWS 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 5 0
TB 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0
Date of game: 5/28/2012

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Chicago WSox

St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - Chris Sale allowed just one run and struck out a career-high 15 batters to guide the Chicago White Sox to a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in the first of a three-game set at Tropicana Field.

Sale (6-2) gave up just three hits and walked two over 7 1/3 innings.

"He's special. I think that's what your seeing is him being able to manage the game and know when to go for the strikeout, get ahead and all those things," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said about Sale.

Adam Dunn hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth for the White Sox, winners in six straight.

Addison Reed tossed a perfect ninth to secure his fifth save of the season.

Jose Lobaton had an RBI single and Ben Zobrist had two hits and scored the lone run for the Rays, who have dropped two of three overall.

Matt Moore (1-5) took the loss after giving up Dunn's homer. He allowed just four hits and struck out a career-high ten over seven frames.

Tampa Bay got on the board in the fourth on Lobaton's RBI single. Zobrist singled and stole second before scoring on Lobaton's base hit.

In the sixth, Gordon Beckham singled before Dunn clobbered a first pitch fastball off the scoreboard in right for his 16th homer of the season. It would be all the White Sox needed.

"That's where he likes the ball and I knew that," Moore said about his pitch to Dunn. "It was a mistake and that one wound up costing us tonight."

In the seventh, Lobaton walked, moved to second on an Elliot Johnson ground out and took third when Sales pitch got by A.J. Pierzynski. But Sales kept his composer and got Pena to ground out before he struck out Jose Molina to end the threat.

Jesse Crain took over for Sale with one out in the eighth and got Sean Rodriguez and B.J. Upton to fly out before Reed shut down Tampa Bay in the ninth.

Game Notes

Dunn hit his 12th homer in May...It was just the second time Sale has registered double-digit strike outs in one game. He struck out 11 in a 7-3 win over Seattle on April 20...Konerko had a 13-game hitting streak snapped...The Rays are 12-5 in one run games this season and 3-9 all-time on Memorial Day.

Alabama A&M beats rival in Magic City Classic

An FCS season-high crowd of 67,710 watched at Legion Field as Alabama A&M defeated Southwestern Athletic Conference rival Alabama State, 37-36, in the 73rd Magic City Classic on Saturday.

NASCAR News
McMurray tops Logano for Martinsville pole

Jamie McMurray claimed the pole for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 -- the first race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- by beating Joey Logano in Friday's qualifying at Martinsville Speedway.

Dolphins reinstate Jordan from suspension

The Miami Dolphins have reinstated 2013 first- round pick Dion Jordan to the active roster after the defensive end completed a six-game season-opening suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Cavs exercise option on Waiters' contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Saturday that the club has exercised the fourth-year option on the contract of guard Dion Waiters.

Stastny placed on injured reserve

The St. Louis Blues placed center Paul Stastny on injured reserve Friday and recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin from Chicago of the American Hockey League.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.