Pardon the obvious pun, but White Sox slugger Adam Dunn set off the first fireworks of the day with his walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday afternoon.
The White Sox first game in July looked like none they played in June.
Hustle was evident. Sound defense was delivered. Clutch at-bats were had.
The White Sox entered Saturday with a 32-45 record, the second-worst in the American League and third-worst in baseball.
As Robin Ventura stood outside a silent White Sox clubhouse early Saturday morning roaring could be heard from the visiting clubhouse down the hall.