White Sox updates: Adam Dunn’s 427-foot home run ties score at 2 against Mariners
Adam Dunn hit a 427-foot homer to right-center field against Hisashi Iwakuma in the first inning, quickly erasing a 2-0 deficit and pulling the Sox into a tie with the Seattle Mariners on Sunday afternoon. The Sox and Mariners were tied at 2 through three innings. Wearing throwback 1983 uniforms as they will on Sundays at home throughout the season, the Sox sent ace Chris Sale to the mound looking to win the rubber game of a three-game series with the Mariners. The Sox beat Mariners ace Felix Hernandez on Saturday. Sox starters went into the game with a 2.76 …
Opportunity knocking for Sox right-hander Dylan Axelrod
There was no precipitation when White Sox right-hander Dylan Axelrod took the mound Saturday against the Seattle Mariners at U.S. Cellular Field, only enough wind to cause problems. But it didn’t bother Axelrod, who held the Mariners to an unearned run and three hits in 52/3 solid innings. He didn’t get a decision in the Sox’ 4-3 triumph, but matching Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was its own kind of victory. ‘‘Definitely, your confidence goes up with experience and success,’’ he said. ‘‘It gets easier to be out there.’’ Rest assured, the 27-year-old Axelrod gladly would take the ball in any …
Felix Hernandez has been one of baseball’s best pitchers for the last half decade, but not at U.S. Cellular Field.
King Felix giveth, Jaso taketh away
Felix Hernandez finally presented former Mariners catcher John Jaso with the perfect gift: a shiny Rolex for catching King Felix's perfecto last August against the Rays.
King Felix gives Rolex to ex-teammate Jaso
Felix Hernandez finally presented former Mariners catcher John Jaso with the perfect gift: a shiny Rolex for catching King Felix's perfecto last August.
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