When Delino DeShields swung and missed at strike three, Welington Castillo stood up, pumped his right arm a couple times and headed out to the mound as the Chicago White Sox poured onto the field.
It was a rare Windy City party for the South Siders.
Castillo hit a tiebreaking two-run single in Chicago's four-run eighth, helping the White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series between two of the worst teams in the AL.
"They put a really good fight together today," manager Rick Renteria said.
Chicago improved the majors' worst record to 11-29 in the worst 40-game start in franchise history. It was the...