2:10 PM ET, May 26, 2013
U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, Illinois
CHICAGO -- From the infield to the outfield, the Chicago White Sox are playing much better defense than they did during their listless start. And it's no coincidence that the wins are coming in bunches now.Dayan Viciedo and Alex Rios each threw out a runner at the plate, and the White Sox beat Alex Sanabia and the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Sunday to sweep their weekend series.
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Game notesMarlins reliever Wade LeBlanc pitched three perfect innings. ... The White Sox traded minor league INF Drew Garcia to the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named. The 27-year-old Garcia hit .222 with 12 RBIs in 24 games for Triple-A Charlotte this season. ... Ventura said C Tyler Flowers (back spasms) was available, but he wanted to hold him out as a precaution. Flowers has missed three consecutive games. ... White Sox LHP Chris Sale, who was scratched from his start on Wednesday due to mild shoulder tendinitis, remains in line to start Tuesday against the Cubs. ... Miami faces Tampa Bay on Monday afternoon, with Marlins RHP Jose Fernandez (2-2, 3.31 ERA) opposing RHP Jake Odorizzi (0-0, 5.40 ERA). ... White Sox LHP Jose Quintana (3-1, 3.48 ERA) faces Cubs RHP Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 3.25 ERA) on Monday night.
CHICAGO, IL -MAY 26: Hector Gimenez #38 of the Chicago White Sox tags out Chris Coghlan #8 of the Miami Marlins...
Regular Season Series
|1st||A Dunn homered to left (373 feet), A Ramirez scored.||0||2|
|2nd||J Ruggiano singled to left, M Ozuna scored, C Coghlan thrown out at home, J Ruggiano to second advancing on throw.||1||2|
|2nd||N Green singled to left, J Ruggiano scored, N Green to second advancing on throw.||2||2|
|2nd||A De Aza doubled to deep center, D Viciedo and H Gimenez scored.||2||4|
|3rd||M Ozuna grounded out to third, J Pierre scored, A Hechavarria to second.||3||4|
|8th||A Rios singled to center, A De Aza scored.||3||5|
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|Stadium||U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, IL|
|Attendance||25,464 (62.7% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||65 degrees, cloudy|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Paul Nauert, First Base - Dana DeMuth, Second Base - Doug Eddings, Third Base - Angel Hernandez|
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