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Tuesday, August 12 (All times Eastern)

Chicago White Sox (56-63) at San Francisco Giants (62-56), 10:15 p.m.

Probable Starting Pitchers: Chicago White Sox - Chris Sale (10-2, 2.14) San Francisco - Ryan Vogelsong (7-8, 3.77)

(SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Sale will try to rebound on Tuesday night from a rare setback as the Chicago White Sox kick off a quick two-game set with the San Francisco Giants.

Sale lost for only the second time in 2014 on Wednesday, a 3-1 setback to the Texas Rangers. He yielded a pair of runs on three hits and two walks over six frames, striking out nine.

Both runs allowed came on a homer by Adam Rosales in the second inning and it was Rosales' third home run in 10 career at-bats versus Sale.

"I guess I jinxed myself. I checked [the stats] yesterday just to see, and sure enough, he had two homers," Sale said. "Everyone's got their guy, I guess."

The left-handed Sale won't have to worry about Rosales tonight as he tries to rebound from his first setback since June 12. He is 10-2 with a 2.14 earned run average on the year, striking out 138 to just 22 walks in 122 innings.

Sale, 25, faced the Giants for the first time in his career on June 18 -- his first start after his first setback of the year -- and picked up a victory after giving up three runs and striking out seven over six innings.

Chicago has lost seven of its last nine, losing three of four to Seattle over the weekend. The White Sox lost Sunday's finale 4-2 despite a late rally off Mariners closer Fernando Rodney.

Alexei Ramirez and Jose Abreu singled in the ninth before Adam Dunn and Dayan Viciedo struck out. Conor Gillaspie rolled a base hit up the middle to plate Ramirez and Tyler Flowers was hit by a pitch to load the bases.

Rodney, though, buckled down to fan Jordan Danks on three pitches to notch his 33rd save of the year as the White Sox failed to take John Danks off the hook. The starter took the loss after allowing four runs over 6 1/3 innings.

"Johnny pitched a good game," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said of his starting pitcher. "You get a couple infield rollers ... but I thought Johnny pitched well enough to win the game."

Ryan Vogelsong has pitched well enough to win his last two outings and the Giants right-hander tries to make it three in a row tonight.

Vogelsong had dropped five consecutive decisions before a complete-game victory over the New York Mets on Aug. 1. He yielded just one run on two hits and a walk, then followed up with another win over Milwaukee on Wednesday. Vogelsong yielded a run on seven hits and a walk in that one, though he didn't feel as sharp as he did versus the Mets.

"The stuff I was doing last start didn't work today," said Vogelsong. "It was kind of a weird day."

Still, the 37-year-old improved to 7-8 with a 3.77 ERA on the year ahead of his first ever meeting with the White Sox.

Vogelsong will try to end some recent struggles for the Giants, who were swept in three games over the weekend by the Kansas City Royals and have lost five of their past six overall to sit five games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for first place in the NL West.

Starter Tim Lincecum gave up six runs on seven hits and three walks in 3 1/3 innings for his third straight losing decision.

"It was an uphill climb with the start that we got off to, but they fought," said Giants manager Bruce Bochy. "They were battling. That's a great sign. That's a tough staff to battle against."

The White Sox won both meetings when they hosted the Giants from June 17-18 and have won five in a row versus San Francisco overall.

08/12 10:59:11 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 104
LAL 103
Final
GT 49
UNC 81
Final
CLEM 61
NCSU 66
 
Final
DET 15
BAL 2
 
Final
MIA 7
MIAFLA 1
 
Final
PHI 5
NYY 5
 
Final
BOS 2
NEASTERN 1
 
Final
TOR 7
PIT 8
 
Final
CIN 10
CLE 0
 
Final
OAK 9
SFG 4
 
Final
BOS 1
BOSTONCOLL 0
 
Final
ARI 4
ASU 0
 
Final
CLE 110
BOS 79
Final
CHA 104
LAL 103
Final
NYK 86
SAC 124
Final
ATL 104
HOU 96
Final
MEM 82
UTA 93
Final
CHI 97
WAS 92
4th
DEN 103
MIL 93
 
Final
UMO 70
AKR 63
 
Final
NAVY 56
ARMY 52
 
Final
BST 60
EMICH 67
 
Final
BUT 54
GEOR 60
Final
IND 63
IOWA 77
Final
FLGC 81
JVU 63
 
Final
USCU 90
KNST 54
 
Final
BGU 80
KSU 81
 
Final
NKENTUCKY 73
LIP 76
 
Final
HC 62
GHND 45
 
Final
RUTG 50
MD 60
Final
GT 49
UNC 81
Final
BUF 93
OHIO 66
 
Final
ALA 74
MISS 82
Final
DAY 75
RIU 59
Final
CMICH 85
TOL 77
 
Final
DET 77
YOUNG 67
Final
UNF 81
STET 67
 
Final
ABCHRIST 83
HOUB 71
 
Final
NDAK 78
NEOM 80
 
Final
NILL 65
WMICH 63
 
Final
ILLCH 60
WRST 57
Final
MIZZ 63
AUB 61
 
2nd
UGA 62
KENT 68
 
4th
NW 71
MICH 71
 
Final
CLEM 61
NCSU 66
 
2nd
UF 66
TEXAM 62
 
2nd
KU 55
WVU 57
 
2nd
CREI 62
VILL 65
 
Final
PHI 2
CAL 3
Final
NJD 3
NAS 1
Final
CLB 3
WAS 5
Final
TAM 3
BUF 0
Final
FLA 2
TOR 3
Final
MIN 3
OTT 2
3rd Intermission
DAL 3
NYI 2
 
3rd
ARI 1
ANA 3
 
2nd
VAN 1
SJS 3