Eloy Jimenez hit a fourth-inning home run and Dylan Cease and the Chicago White Sox got it done in a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers in Arlington
on Friday night.Jimenez's home run was his sixth of the season and the clinching hit of the night as the White Sox
White Sox rebounded after losing the opener of a four-game series on Thursday.Chicago's Jimenez Finishwith two from six hits.
The (12-4) shutout yielded one run on two hits and three walks while striking out five in six innings.
The right-hander won his fifth straight start and allowed one earned run or none in his 13th straight outing.In that span Cease has a 0.70 REA.
The Chicago bullpen started, with Joe Kelly, Kendall Graveman and Liam Hendriks each pitching a scoreless inning. Hendriks picked up his 22nd save in 25 attempts and pitched a clean ninth inning with two strikeouts
In the eighth inning, Texas threatened when Corey Seager singled off Graveman, Jonah Heim walked and Adolis Garcia was hit by a pitch to load the bases with two outs. However,
Rangers starter Glenn Otto (4-8) took the loss despite a quality start. He gave up two runs on four hits with a walk and seven strikeouts in six innings.