Roundup: White Sox’ Chris Sale Is 6-0 After Victory Over Orioles

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White Sox pitcher Chris Sale, who has a 1.66 E.R.A., won his sixth straight start Sunday.

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Even when he is not at his best, the left-hander Chris Sale is usually good enough to carry the Chicago White Sox to victory.

Such was the case Sunday, when Sale grinded through an up-and-down outing.

Sale took a shutout into the sixth inning, Brett Lawrie homered for the third straight day and the White Sox beat the host Baltimore Orioles, 7-1, for a split of a four-game series.

Off to the best start of his career at 6-0, Sale allowed one run, five hits and four walks over five and one-third innings. He is the first White Sox pitcher to win his first six starts in a season since Jon Garland was 8-0 in 2005.

DODGERS 1, PADRES 0 Clayton Kershaw pitched a three-hitter, struck out 14 and singled home the game’s only run for host Los Angeles.

Kershaw ended the Dodgers’ six-game losing streak with his 13th shutout and his 22nd complete game in 248 career starts.

Kershaw, a three-time National League Cy Young Award winner,…

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