Right from the start, it was clear that Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale had brought his A-game to Tropicana Field. Sale piled up strikeouts throughout the afternoon, finishing with a career-high 15, and the White Sox prevailed over the Rays, 2-1.
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While Sale came up one strikeout short of the Sox club record, he did set a new Tropicana Field record.
Chris Sale set a K record at Tropicana Field today with 15.The previous record, 14, was held by Pedro Martinez.— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) May 28, 2012
Sale allowed just three hits and one run in 7-1/3 innings. Adam Dunn delivered the big hit for Chicago, a two-run bomb to right in the sixth inning.