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White Sox Vs. Rays Preview: Philip Humber Tries To Give South Siders 7 Straight Wins

Chris Sale struck out 15 and Adam Dunn jacked his 16th home run of the year as the Chicago White Sox earned their sixth consecutive victory by defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Monday. On Tuesday, Philip Humber will take the mound for Chicago as Tampa Bay sends out 30-year old righty James Shields.

Humber has pitched well since his becoming the 21st pitch in baseball history to throw a perfect game earlier this season in Seattle. The 29-year old righty enters at 1-2 with a 5.80 ERA and 1.42 WHIP.

Shields has been stellar for the Rays, starting the season at 6-2 with a 3.63 ERA and 1.27 WHIP.

Game date/time: Tuesday, May 28, 6:10 p.m. CT

Location: Tropicana Field, Tampa Bay, FL.


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