ANAHEIM, Calif. — His latest performance was spectacular enough for Chris Sale to temporarily break character — at least a little.
Buried in the fine print of Chris Sale’s 15-strikeout victory over the Cubs on Sunday was an achievement that should have been written in bold letters, highlighted in yellow magic marker.
He felt pretty comfortable when the White Sox asked him to play third but Tyler Saladino still wanted more repetitions.
Trayce Thompson played his way into a major league roster spot, though the White Sox had to jettison a clubhouse favorite to keep him around.
With two outs in the fifth inning of a tie game and a runner on second base, White Sox manager Robin Ventura opted for his starter Jose Quintana to face Kyle "The Fast Hulk" Schwarber over Dexter