Texas Rangers defeat Chicago White Sox, 9-5

To say things haven't gone as the White Sox had hoped in the first two months of the season would be an understatement.

A lackluster 9-5 loss to the Texas Rangers Wednesday night in front of a rain-soaked crowd of 19,516 at U.S. Cellular Field dropped them to 22-30 on the year and, once again, left everyone looking for answers.

"It's frustrating," first baseman Paul Konerko said. "It's not fun to lose more than half the time, I'll tell you that much.

There has bee...

The White Sox have played like the hometown weather, manager Ozzie Guillen has said often this season.


''I don't know what to expect of this ballclub,'' he said. ''We were playing Tampa Bay and were a winning team. It's like in April, the weather, you don't know what's going to happen until it happens. Every time we come here, we have to see how the game is going to be. Hopefully, there's nothing better than when you put a pretty good winning streak to...

The captain of the ship has to worry about the whole crew, not just the helmsman.

Commodore Ozzie Guillen already was in that mode of thinking Wednesday as White Sox starter Gavin Floyd prepared to take the helm against the Texas Rangers.

''I worry more about the bullpen than Gavin,'' Guillen said. ''We're just starting June. If your bullpen is good in June, it could be bad by July if they have to keep coming in in the fifth.''

How about the third?

That's what ...