The White Sox continued their Interleague dominance with an 8-3 victory over the Dodgers on Sunday afternoon at US Cellular Field. With the victory the Sox are now 145-105 all time against the National League since Interleague play began in 1997. More importantly the Sox finally put together a nice home stand. They finished 5-2 and won their fifth out of the last six series they have played.
Alexei Ramirez was the star for the Sox (22-26). Ramirez went four for five, including a two run homer in the first inning, and drove in five runs. The shortstop was just a triple short of hitting for the cycle.
Edwin Jackson pitched well enough to earn the win. Jackson went five and two thirds allowing one run on five hits and struck out seven. The right hander improved to 4-6 on the season.
Hiroki Kuroda took the loss for the Dodgers (21-27). Kuroda gave up six runs (four earned) on nine hits and fell to 5-4 on the season.
The White Sox now hit the road for 10 games starting in Texas on Monday evening.