White Sox manager Robin Ventura is taking with Detroit Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus for accusing ace Chris Sale of throwing at Victor Martinez.
“It’s a little weak that they would hit him,” Ausmus said. “If they injure Victor there and we’re in the playoff hunt, that’s bad news.”
“I think certain guys have, when the stage is bigger and the spotlight’s brighter, they turn up their concentration, their game is elevated,” Ausmus said. “I think there is some truth to that.”
Porcello threw back-to-back complete-game shutouts, a remarkable achievement that vaulted him into contention for midseason honors.
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Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale is headed to the 15-day disabled list with what the team believes is a strained muscle in his throwing arm.
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera left the game early again on Monday. This time it had nothing to do with an injury.
Miguel Cabrera has done it again, homering for the fourth straight game, and the fifth in six days, the same day he was named an American League Player of the Week along with teammate Austin Jackson.
The last time the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox met, benches cleared, bullpens emptied and Tigers manager Jim Leyland strayed from his goal of not blowing up at umpires.