How it happened: Chicago had scored just ten runs in its previous five games. Sox starter Chris Sale won his second game of the season after losing two in a row. Sale is now 10-1 at U.S Cellular Field in his last 14 games at home. Jeremy Hellickson gave up all five Chicago runs. The Rays scored a first-inning run on Evan Longoria's base hit that drove in Desmond Jennings. In the Sox first, back-to-back doubles by Alejandro De Aza and Jeff Keppinger scored the Sox first run. Keppinger scored on Paul Konerko's single. Alex Rios scored the third run of the first inning on Conor Gillaspie's sacrifice fly. Jose Lobaton hits his first home run of the season off Sale in the 4th.Adam Dunn crushed his fourth home run of the year with Rios on base in the fifth.
What it means: The Sox are now 6-5 at home. They have won two straight for the fourth time this season. Addison Reed picked up his seventh consecutive save.
Outside the box: Hawk Harrelson coins the White Sox new marketing theme "TWTW" (The will to win ) in a dispute with MLB TV host Brian Kenny over the use of sabermetrics evaluation in baseball. Harrelson disagrees with the advanced use of statistics in determining how to scout or acquire a player. The White Sox VP of marketing Brooks Boyer had T shirts with "TWTW" in the Sox gift shops within an hour.