Tigers miss opportunities in 8-2 loss to White Sox
DETROIT -- Andrew Vaughn homered and made two key defensive plays in left field as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Friday night for their fifth straight victory. “Obviously I want to get as many outs as I can, so it was strange warming up and knowing I was only going to get three innings,” Mize said. “That should allow him to pitch all season.”The White Sox took a 2-0 lead with two outs in the first. “I’m still learning out there, but I’m getting more comfortable,” said Vaughn, who came through the White Sox minor league system as a first baseman. “We’ve got a lot of young guys up here who aren’t just getting hits — they are winning games for us,” White Sox manager Tony La Russa said.mlive.com
White Sox slugger Jiménez has surgery for torn pectoral
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jiménez was having surgery Tuesday to repair a ruptured left pectoral tendon, and general manager Rick Hahn said the slugger still is expected to miss five to six months. Hahn said the timeline hasn't changed, though he left the door open for Jiménez to return sooner. With Tim Anderson, AL MVP José Abreu and Yoán Moncada, the White Sox have a potent lineup. But Vaughn, a first baseman who was selected by the White Sox with the No. The White Sox released veteran catcher Jonathon Lucroy on Tuesday.