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Contreras changes pants, fortunes

Rios likes his new home

Updated: August 19, 2009, 9:18 PM ET
By Nick Friedell

It had to be the pants.

After pitching for over a month without earning a win, Jose Contreras decided to try something different before his Wednesday afternoon start against the Royals. He came out to the mound with wearing his pinstriped pants high, resembling the look his old teammate Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez made famous on the South Side.

The old-school look paid off for the veteran starter as he earned the win, going seven innings and giving up just three hits and a run ...

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