Chicago White Sox defeat Detroit Tigers, 5-4
DETROIT -- Sooner or later, one of them has to blink.
The White Sox were hoping Sunday would be that day for the Minnesota Twins. Then they watched one of the more bizarre calls of the season bail the Central Division leaders out of a ninth-inning jam as Texas Rangers third-base coach Dave Anderson was called for interfering with Michael Young for the final out of the Twins' 6-5 victory.
''Only thing missing was the Metrodome,'' Sox first baseman Paul Konerko joked M...
DETROIT -- The team captain and MVP candidate on the shelf with a bad back, Manny being Manny by hitting singles and a 21-year-old who was in college three months ago put in late-inning situations usually suited for experienced vets -- it's obviously not about style points for the White Sox at this stage of the season.
No, this is about wins, and after a 5-4, 10-inning victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday, that's seven in a row for the South Siders.