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Chris Sale faces old friend in big start Monday

Chris Sale faces old friend in big start Monday

Come Monday, the extra day of rest will be history for Chris Sale, who will try to make history when he faces one of the best in White Sox history at U.S. Cellular Field. If Sale, the American League's pitcher of the month in June, strikes out at least 10 Blue Jays on Monday he would become the first major-league pitcher with double-digit strikeouts in nine consecutive starts. He and Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez are the only two who have done it in eight straight games. He'll share the mound with former teammate and mentor Mark Buehrle, who is a victory shy of reaching 10 for the 15th season in a row. In 12 seasons on the South Side, Buehrle won a World Series, was 161-119,...

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