Jim Thome greets Jermaine Dye after scoring on Dye's homer in the second. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
By Scott Merkin / MLB.com
John Danks enjoyed another strong start vs. the Rays at Tropicana Field, and he was rewarded for his efforts as Bobby Jenks closed out the win after an eventful ninth. Jermaine Dye hit a two-run homer in the second, and the White Sox overcame leaving 11 men on base.
a-Reached on error for Kapler in the 9th. 1-Ran for Burrell in the 8th.
BATTING HR: Pena, C (5, 6th inning off Danks, Jh, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Bartlett 2; Pena, C 4; Burrell; Navarro, D. RBI: Pena, C (12), Crawford, C (7). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett; Zobrist 2; Upton, B; Navarro, D; Gross 2. Team RISP:
0-for-11. Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING SB: Bartlett 2 (4, 2nd base off Dotel/Pierzynski, 2nd base off Jenks/Pierzynski), Iwamura (4, 2nd base off Jenks/Pierzynski),
Crawford, C (3, 2nd base off Jenks/Pierzynski).