Riske taken deep, then looks sharp
Reliever recovers after allowing homer on first pitch since surgery
PHOENIX -- Chicago's Wilson Betemit gave David Riske a rude welcome back to the big leagues.Riske pitched the fifth inning against the White Sox on Wednesday, his first game since undergoing right elbow surgery last September. His first pitch was a fastball low in the zone to Betemit, and it was launched into the Sox bullpen for a home run that tied the game at 1.
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