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<ul><li><p>Game Notes</p><p>ChiCaGo White soxChicago White Sox Media Relations Department 333 W. 35th Street Chicago, IL 60616 Phone: 312-674-5300</p><p>Senior Director: Bob Beghtol Assistant Director: Ray Garcia Coordinators: Joe Roti and Megan Golden Interns: Jon Farren and Melody Neer 2015 Chicago White Sox whitesox.com orgullosox.com whitesoxpressbox.com @whitesox </p><p>WHITE SOX AT A GLANCE TheChicagoWhiteSoxhavewonfiveoftheirlasteightgamesastheyconcludean11-gametriptonightinTexasrookieLHPCarlosRodontakesthemoundfortheWhiteSox,whoareinlastplaceintheAmericanLeagueCentral,6.5gamesoffthepace. TheWhiteSoxare5-5onthistriptoToronto(1-2),Baltimore(1-1),Houston(2-1)andTexas(1-1),includinga9-2victorylastnightovertheRangers. Followingtonightsgame,theSoxreturntoChicagoforasix-gamehomestandvs.Detroit(6/5-7)andHouston(6/8-10). Chicagoiscurrentlyinastretchofplaying24of27gamesagainstopponentsoutsidetheALCentral(5/26-21). TheSoxwent2-5ontheirlasthomestandvs.ClevelandandMinnesotaand5-1ontheirlasttriptoMilwaukeeandOakland.</p><p>TONIGHTS STORYLINESTheWhiteSoxare10-5intheirlast15roadgames.LHPCarlosRodonownsa1.46ERA(2ER/12.1IP)overhislasttwostarts.GordonBeckhamhashitsafelyinnineof10gamesonthetrip,going13-38(.342)withfourmultihitefforts.AdamLaRocheneedsonehomerunfor250inhiscareerLaRocheishitting.353(12-34)withtwodoubles,twohomeruns,sixRBIanda1.081OPSoverhislastninegames.</p><p>LAST NIGHTS RECApChrisSalestruckout13battersover7.0scorelessIP,whileJoseAbreuandTylerFlowershomeredtoleadtheWhiteSoxtoa9-2victoryoverTexas.Sale allowed three hits and retired the final 14 batters toextendhisconsecutivescorelessIPstreakto19.2hestruckout12-plusbatterswithnorunsallowedforthesecondstraightstart(seenotebelow).Abreureturnedtothelineupaftermissingthreegameswithaswollenrightindexfinger,going2-4withahomerun(No.9)andthreeRBIFlowerswas3-5withadouble,homer(No.3)andtwoRBI.Chicagosbidforitssecondshutoutinthelastthreegamesendedintheeighth.</p><p>COmE SALE AWAY LHPChrisSalestruckout13battersover7.0scorelessIPlastnightafterfanning12over8.0scorelessIPinhispreviousstarton5/28-1atBaltimore. SalejoinsChanHoPark(2000),HideoNomo(1995),RogerClemens(1987),NolanRyan(1978)andSandyKoufax(1965)astheonlypitcherssince1965tomakeback-to-backscorelessstartswithatleasta12strikeouts. Heis3-1witha1.40ERA(6ER/38.2IP),sixwalksand53strikeoutsoverhislastfivestartsduringthatstretch,Salehasheldopponentstoa.144(19-132)averagewitha0.65WHIP. Salehasthrown19.2consecutivescorelessIPdatingbacktothefourthinningon5/23vs.Minnesota,thesecond-longestactive streak in themajor leaguesand second-longest of hiscareer(28.0from5/6-6/2/13).</p><p>GRAb SOmE bENCHLHPChrisSalehasstruckout10ormorebatters in threeconsecutivestarts,joiningEdWalsh(8/4-11/1910),FloydBan-nister(5/7-16/85)andEdwinJackson(8/14-31/10)astheonlypitchersinWhiteSoxhistorytoaccomplishthatfeat(Elias). Salehasfanned10-plusbattersafranchise-record22timesin95careerstarts,includingfourofhislastfivehis12careergameswith12ormorestrikeoutsalsoarea franchiserecordandarethemostinthemajorleaguessince2012(STATS).</p><p>mOuNd REbOuNdWhiteSoxstartingpitchersowna3.56ERA(69ER/174.1IP)in27gamessince5/7,fifth-bestintheAmericanLeague.LHPChrisSaleis3-1witha1.40ERA(6ER/38.2IP)and53strikeoutsoverhislastfivestartsdespitea1-5record,LHPJoseQuintanaownsa2.98ERA(15ER/45.1IP)overhislastsevenstartsLHPCarlosRodonownsa1.46ERA(2ER/12.1IP)overhislasttwostarts.WhiteSoxstartingpitcherssince5/7:G W-L ERA QS Ip H R ER HR bb SO AVG27 9-9 3.56 16 174.1 157 77 69 15 61 171 .243</p><p>QuALITY IS jOb ONE The White Sox have made 1,087 quality starts since thestartofthe2003season,thesecond-highesttotalinthemajorleaguesbehindtheMets(1,093). Chicago is tied for fourth in theALwith28qualitystarts in2015,includingsixofitslasteightand13of19.</p><p>WHITE SOX VS. TEXAS TheWhiteSoxevenedtheseasonseriesatonegameapiecelastnighttheteamswillplayallsixgamesina20-dayspanfrom6/2-21. TheSoxarebatting.264(19-74)witha9.00ERA(17ER/17.0IP)andhavebeenoutscoredbytheRangers,17-11.Chicagohasgone17-14vs.Texassince2011but is2-5-3overthelast10seasonseries. TheSoxleadtheall-timeseries,255-237theyare144-96athome(63-44atU.S.CellularField)and111-141ontheroad(43-55atGlobeLifePark).</p><p>WINS ANd LOSSESTheWhiteSoxare16-13intheirlast29gamesafteran8-14starttotheseasontheSoxhavewon10oftheirlast15gamesontheroadafterlosing12oftheirfirst14.Chicagowasaseason-highsixgamesunder.500(8-14)andhasbeenabove.500justonce(18-17on5/18).</p><p>HOW THE WEST WAS WONTheWhiteSoxare6-2vs.theAmericanLeagueWestin2015,sweepingathree-gameseriesatOaklandon5/15-17,winningtwoofthreeatHoustonlastweekendandsplittingthefirsttwogamesofthisseries.By comparison, theSoxwent 13-19 vs. theALWest lastseason,recordinga4.83ERA(152ER/283.0IP).</p><p>ROAd REbOuNdTheWhiteSoxare10-5overtheirlast15roadgamesafterlosing12oftheirfirst14thisseason. TheSoxare71-120(.372)ontheroadsince2013,thesecond-lowestwinningpercentageinthemajorleaguesbehindColorado(64-125,.339). Chicagohasnotfinishedwithawinning road recordsincegoing43-38inboth2010and2011.</p><p>dRAfT dAYTheWhiteSoxowntheNo.8overallpick intheFirst-YearPlayerDraft,whichwillbeheldon6/8-10inSecaucus,N.J.TheSoxselectedLHPCarlosRodonwiththeNo.3pickinthe2014draftRodonisoneofthreemembersofthe2014classtoreachthemajorleagues,joiningLHPsBrandonFinnegan(KansasCity)andJacobLindgren(Yankees).</p><p>dANkS RARE GEmLHPJohnDanksrecordedhisthirdcareershutouton5/31atHoustondespiteallowing10hits,includingfourdoublesandonetriple.AccordingtoElias,DanksbecamethefirstWhiteSoxpitchertothrowashutoutwith10-plushitsallowedsinceStanBahnsenon6/21/73vs.Oakland (12hits)andfirst in themajorssinceMinnesotasCarlosSilvaon8/3/04vs.Anaheim(11hits).</p><p>fRuSTRATING fIRSTTheWhiteSoxhavebeenoutscored,45-14,inthefirstinningthisseasonthe45runsallowedarethemostinbaseball,andthe14runsscoredaretheleast.TheSoxhaveallowedafirst-inningrunin11oftheirlast23games,includingmultiplerunsseventimes(25runstotal).</p><p>mISSING IN ACTIONWhiteSoxtelevisionplay-by-playbroadcasterKenHarrelsonwillmissthis11-gametripduetoaminorsurgicalprocedure.ChuckSwirsky,theradiovoiceoftheChicagoBullssince2009,isfillinginforHarrelsonalongsideTVanalystSteveStone.</p><p>mILESTONES WITHIN REACH melky Cabrera: 11homerunsfor100career. Adam LaRoche: Onehomerunfor250career. jose Quintana: Threestartsfor100career22strikeoutsfor500. Chris Sale: Onewinfor50careerfivestartsfor100.</p><p>ON dECk: dETROIT TIGERSTheWhiteSoxopenasix-gamehomestandtomorrownightagainsttheTigers.LHPJoseQuintana(2-6,4.33)isscheduledtostarttheopenerofthethree-gameseriesdespitea1-5record,Quintanaownsa2.98ERA(15ER/45.1IP)overhislastsevenstarts.Theseasonseriesisevenatthreegamesapiece,witheachwinningtwoofthreegamesathometheSoxhaveoutscoredDetroit,27-26.JoseAbreuisacareer.375(36-96)hitterwithninedoubles,sixhomeruns,19RBIand1.111OPSin25gamesvs.Detroit.</p><p>WHITE SOX bREAkdOWNSoxAfter51/52in2014..................25-26/25-27Streak......................................................Won1CurrentTrip...................................................5-5LastHomestand...........................................2-5Last10Games.............................................5-5SeriesRecord............................................8-7-2SeriesFirstGame.......................................8-10First/SecondHalf................................24-27/0-0Home/Road....................................12-10/12-17Opp.At-Above/Below.500.............11-13/13-14vs.RHS/LHS......................................22-22/2-5vs.ALEast....................................................2-4vs.ALCentral...........................................12-19vs.ALWest...................................................6-2Interleague....................................................4-2ComebackWs/LsAfterLeading................ 14/7ExtraInnings.................................................3-1One-Run/Two-RunGames...................10-6/4-4AheadAfter6/7/8........................13-0/15-0/20-1BehindAfter6/7/8.......................5-22/3-24/1-24TiedAfter6/7/8.................................6-5/6-3/3-2Sox/Opp.QualityStart........................21-7/9-19Sox/Opp.ScoreFirst........................13-5/11-22Sox/Opp.Score4+.............................20-4/3-22Sox/Opp.Score3orLess..................4-23/21-5April/May/June............................8-11/15-15/1-1AverageTimeofGame............................... 2:57</p><p>upCOmING pRObAbLESAT TEXAS RANGERS</p><p>Thursday: 7:05 p.m. CT, CSNLHPCarlos Rodon (1-0,3.45)vs.RHPYovani Gallardo(5-6,3.88)</p><p>VS. dETROIT TIGERSFriday: 7:10 p.m. CT, CSN+</p><p>LHPkyle Ryan(1-0,3.00)vs.LHPjose Quintana(2-6,4.33)</p><p>Saturday: 6:15 p.m. CT, FOXLHPdavid price(4-2,3.15)vs.LHPjohn danks(3-4,4.81)</p><p>Sunday: 1:10 p.m. CT, WGNRHPAlfredo Simon (5-3,2.97)vs.RHPjeff Samardzija(4-3,4.68)</p><p>All games carried live on WSCR 670 Am and WRTO 1200 Am univision Radio</p><p>WHITE SOX VS. TEXAS (1-1)date H/R Result Wp Lp6/2 R L,2-15 Lewis Samardzija6/3 R W,9-2 Sale Martinez6/4 R 7:05p.m.CT CSN6/19 H 7:10p.m.CT CSN6/20 H 1:10p.m.CT CSN6/21 H 1:10p.m.CT WGN</p><p>WHITE SOX ON TRIp (5-5)atTor./Bal./Hou./Tex.................. 1-2/1-1/2-1/1-1Average/OBP/SLG..................... .247/.294/.363HomeRuns...................................................... 8RunsScored/Allowed............................... 43/50ERA.......................................4.70(46ER/88.0)QualityStarts................................................... 6</p><p>mOST 12-pLuS SO SINCE 2012pitcher, Club GS No.Chris Sale, SOX 95 12YuDarvish,TEX 83 8FelixHernandez,SEA 109 7CoreyKluber,CLE 82 7MaxScherzer,DET/WAS 108 7</p><p>LOWEST mLb ERA SINCE 5/12pitcher, Club ERAChrisArcher,TB......................................... 1.31Chris Sale, SOX ........................................ 1.40SonnyGray,OAK....................................... 1.64ColeHamels,PHI....................................... 1.93CoreyKluber,CLE...................................... 2.03</p><p>ACTIVE SCORELESS Ip STREAkSpitcher, Club IpCarlosMartinez,STL.................................. 20.1Chris Sale, SOX ........................................ 19.2MarkBuehrle,TOR..................................... 17.0DrewStoren,WAS..................................... 16.1</p><p>2005 REWINd GAmE 52Result:...........................WhiteSox5,Angels4Record/place:........................... 35-17,1st/+5.0Highlights:JermaineDyeledoffthebottomoftheninthinningwithasolohomerunoffBrendanDonnellyastheWhiteSoxrecordedtheirsecondstraightwalkoffvictoryCliffPolitteearnedthewinwith1.2perfectIPinrelief.</p><p>HONORING mR. WHITE SOXTheWhiteSoxarewearingNo. 9patchesontheir uniforms throughout the 2015 season tohonor franchise legend Minnie Minoso, whopassedawayon3/1attheageof90Minosohit .298 with 186 home runs, 1,023 RBI and1,136runsscoredovera17-yearcareerspan-ningfivedecades.</p><p>World Champions: 1906, 1917, 2005 AL Champions: 1901, 1906, 1917, 1919, 1959, 2005 AL West Champions: 1983, 1993 AL Central Champions: 2000, 2005, 2008</p><p>CHICAGO WHITE SOX (24-27) at TEXAS RANGERS (27-26)LHP Carlos Rodon (1-0, 3.45) vs. RHP Yovani Gallardo (5-6, 3.88)</p><p>Game #52/Road #30 Thursday, june 4, 2015</p></li><li><p>RODON AT A GLANCEThe 22-year-old left-hander is scheduled to make his fi fth start of the season (eighth appearance). Is 1-0 with a 3.63 ERA (9 ER/22.1 IP) with 21 strikeouts in four starts Owns a 2.84 ERA (2 ER/6.1 IP) over his fi rst three relief appearances. Had his contract purchased from Class AAA Charlotte on 4/20 went 1-0 with a 3.60 ERA (4 ER/10.0 IP), 13 strikeouts and a .216 (8-37) opponents average in two starts with the Knights. Made his major-league debut on 4/21 vs. Cleveland tossed 2.1 IP in relief, the most by a White Sox reliever in his debut since Simon Castro on 7/5/13 at Tampa Bay (3.0 IP). Was selected in the fi rst round (third overall) in the June 2014 First-Year Player Draft out of North Carolina State University entered the season rated by Baseball America as the No. 1 prospect in the Sox organiza-tion ranked by MLB.com as the No. 2 LHP prospect.</p><p>LAST START Posted a no decision on 5/29 at Houston despite making his second consecutive quality start and third of the season allowed three runs (one earned) on eight hits over a season-high 6.1 IP with four strikeouts did not issue a alk after walking 15 over his previous three starts. Surrendered an RBI single to Chris Carter in the fourth inning was charged with two unearned runs in the sixth before Daniel Webb replaced him in the seventh. Departed the game with the White Sox trailing, 2-3, after throwing 92 pitches (58 strikes) Gordon Beckham homered in the top of the eighth inning to tie the game at 3-3 Geovany Soto hit a game-winning, two-run double in the 11th as the Sox won, 6-3.</p><p>A STARTING DEBUT Became the 13th White Sox pitcher to make his fi rst major-league start with the club since 2009 was just the third lefty to make his fi rst career start during that span and fi rst since Charlie Leesman (2013). Joined Scott Carroll (2014), Hector Santiago (2012) and Lucas Harrell (2010) as the only Sox pitchers since 2009 to win their fi rst career start struck out eight batters, the most since Leesman on 8/9/13 vs Minnesota (also eight). Here is a breakdown of the last 14 White Sox pitchers to make their fi rst career start:</p><p>Pitcher Date Opp. W/L IP H ER BB SOChris Beck 5/28/15-2 at Bal. L 6.0 10 5 4 3Carlos Rodon 5/9/15-2 vs. Cin. W 6.0 4 2 4 8Chris Bassitt, RHP 8/30/14 vs. Det. L 6.1 7 5 4 4Scott Carroll, RHP 4/27/14 vs. T.B. W 7.1 6 1 2 3Erik Johnson, RHP 9/4/13 at NYY L 6.0 7 3 3 1Charlie Leesman, LHP 8/9/13 v.s Min. ND 5.0 4 1 5 8Andre Rienzo, RHP 7/30/13 at Cle. ND 7.0 5 3 3 6Hector Santiago, LHP 9/3/12 vs. Min. W 5.0 3 1 3 6Pedro Hernandez, RHP 7/18/12 at Bos. L 4.0 12 8 1 2Dylan Axelrod, RHP 9/14/11 vs. Det. ND 6.0 6 2 2 8Tony Pena, RHP 8/21-2/10 at K.C. ND 7.0 5 4 0 3Lucas Harrell, RHP 7/30/10 vs. Oak. W 6.0 4 1 5 1Daniel Hudson, RHP 9/21/09 vs. Min. L 5.0 4 1 4 4Carlos Torres, RHP 7/22/09 vs. T.B. ND 6.0 6 3 3 3</p><p>ROOKIE RANKINGSRanks among American League rookie leaders in strikeouts (T4th, 25), ERA (6th, 3.45), IP (6th, 28.2), games started (7th, 4) and wins (T7th, 1).</p><p>APRIL SHOWERS BROUGHT MAY FLOWERSWent 1-0 with a 3.20 ERA (9 ER/25.1 IP) in fi ve appearances in May, compared to 0-0 with a 5.40 ERA (2 ER/3.1 IP) in two appearances in April. Was one of four White Sox pitchers to have a 3.20 ERA or less in the month of May (Sale, 2.68; Samardzija, 3.00; Quintana, 3.05)</p><p>DAYLIGHT SAVINGSHas gone 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA (2 ER/10.0 IP) in day games this season, compared to 0-0 with a 4.34 ERA (9 ER/18.2 IP) at night. Has walked fi ve batters in day games and 14 at night in 2015.</p><p>HOME COOKINHas limited opponents to a .234 (11-47) average at U.S. Cellular Field this season opponents are bat-ting .317 (11-60) and slugging .450 on the road.</p><p>2014 SEASON REVIEWCombined to go 0-0 with 2.92 ERA (8 ER/24.2 IP) and 38 strikeouts in nine appearances (six starts) between the Arizona Rookie League White Sox, Class A Winston-Salem and Class AAA Charlotte.Averaged 13.9 strikeouts per 9.0 IP and posted a 2.18 ERA (5 ER/20.2 IP) as a starter.Held left-handers to .125 (2-16) average and righties to a .234 (18-77) mark.Did not allow an earned run over his last three games (two start...</p></li></ul>

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