Rios not letting haters derail brilliant start as Sox rout Jays
TORONTO — Blue Jays fans can boo all they want when former Jay Alex Rios comes to bat for the White Sox. They can shine a green laser pointer on his chest, as they did when he stood in the batter’s box Tuesday night. Nothing about the rude treatment seems to shake Rios, who continued his fabulous start to the 2013 season on Wednesday night when he unloaded a 438-foot home run to left-center field in the sixth inning of a 7-0 Sox victory. As usual, Rios was asked about it afterward and said nothing to further incite the Rogers …
Flowers, Rios homer as Sox rout Blue Jays 7-0
TORONTO -- Tyler Flowers hit a three-run homer, and Alex Rios cranked out a long solo shot to support the rock-solid pitching from left-hander Jose Quintana as the White Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0 for their second straight victory on Wednesday night. Quintana (1-0) pitched 6 2/3 scoreless innings as the Sox also won for the third time in their last four games. Sox lety Chris Sale pitches against the Jays’ R.A Dickey on Thursday night with a chance to even the Sox’ record at .500 and give them a 4-6 road trip after an 0-5 start. Jesse …
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White Sox update (Top 7th): Flowers, Rios homer as Sox hold 5-0 lead
TORONTO -- Tyler Flowers hit a three-run homer in the second inning, and Alex Rios hit a solo shot in the sixth against left-hander A.J. Happ as the White Sox opened a 5-0 lead against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night. Sox lefty Jose Quintana pitched five scoreless innings as the Sox looked for their second win in a row and third in their last four games. Flowers, the Sox’ catcher hit a monster shot to right-center field his first at-bat, coming on the heels of a 1-for-28 slump. He was benched in favor of switch-hitting Hector Gimenez Tuesday …
White Sox call up Jordan Danks
After sending right-hander Deunte Heath back to AAA Charlotte, the White Sox brought up outfielder Jordan Danks on Wednesday.