Randy Wells did not take advantage of his rotation opportunity, holding the White Sox scoreless for two, but giving up three runs in the third and fourth, and his day was over (probably in part because of the ineffectiveness, and in part because he may not have been fully stretched out yet). All in all, it was disappointing not to see Randy step up and pitch well. The bullpen allowed a handful more, and the game was long over.
The Cubs’ bats didn’t do much of anything, so that didn’t help. And Gordon Beckham continues to hit only against the Cubs.
Also, there was this…