Toronto Blue Jays defeat Chicago White Sox, 7-4

Last spring it was Gordon Beckham getting the rookie star treatment, the top White Sox prospect called up in early June to energize the team and perhaps validate the standing of the organization's talent pool.

With only a year of minor-league experience, the Georgia product made good on expectations, his rookie season earning him honors from The Sporting News, the Players Choice AL Outstanding Rookie award and a fifth-place finish in rookie of the year voting.

But ev...