Rays' Sonnanstine Tosses 3-Hitter
White Sox collect just three singles and get no runners past second
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Apr 19, 2008 11:37 PM CDT
Tampa Bay Rays' Carl Crawford, center, is called safe by home plate umpire Tom Hallion after avoiding a tag by Chicago White Sox catcher Toby Hall. The Rays won 5-0.    (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
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(Newser) – Andy Sonnanstine threw a three-hitter for his first career complete game and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0 last night. The White Sox had just three singles, including a bunt hit, and didn't get a runner past second base. After two of the hits, Sonnanstine later got inning-ending double play grounders. Sonnanstine (2-1) struck out four and walked one.

The right-hander struggled in previous start Monday, allowing seven runs and nine hits over 3 1/3 innings against the New York Yankees. Tampa Bay stopped a six-game losing skid against Chicago. Mark Buehrle (1-2) gave up five runs and 12 hits in seven innings for the White Sox, who lost for the fifth time in the last 15 games. The left-hander dropped to 6-2 overall against the Rays.