The Rays put up a five-spot on the White Sox in the second inning and cruised to an 8-3 at Tropicana Field. Jose Molina hit a two-run home run and Desmond Jennings had three hits and scored twice. Luke Scott added three hits, an RBI and a run scored. Jeremy Hellickson won his fourth straight start with seven innings pitched and one run allowed on six hits. He struck out nine to improve to 8-and-3. Josh Phegley drove in two runs for Chicago. Dylan Axelrod didn't make it out of the second inning and took the loss to fall to 3-and-5.
The 2nd game of the series is this evening with the Pre-Game Show at 5:40 on Newstalk 1060