CHICAGO -- Chris Archer allowed two runs over seven innings and the Rays hit a season-high four home runs en route to an 11-3 victory over the White Sox on Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Tampa Bay has won three consecutive games.
Archer allowed six hits and walked one while striking out seven in his outing, giving up a run in the third and seventh innings. He outpitched Chicago ace Chris Sale, who allowed seven earned runs for the second straight start. Sale struck out nine batters in 5 1/3 innings, his most since he struck out 10 on July 11.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. Greg Garno is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.