CHICAGO (Ticker) -- After red-hot
came through with a clutch hit, ice-cold D'Angelo Jimenez provided the game-winner.
Rowand erased a two-run deficit with an eighth-inning homer and Jimenez plated the winning run in the ninth with a two-out single as the
Chicago White Sox
Rowand had eight hits in 20 at-bats since his recall from Class AAA Charlotte on June 10 but was hitless in his first four at-bats in this one. But with the
trailing, 6-4, in the bottom of the eighth, he crushed a 1-1 pitch from
over the left field fence.
"I just wanted to go out and do something to try and help us win. I hadn't done much until then," Rowand said. "I was just trying to get in a rhythm, that's really it. My swing feels good now."
"A change-up that was down, I probably should have caught the ball," Remlinger said of the decisive pitch.
Jimenez had just 11 hits in his previous 70 at-bats and was 0-for-13 against the Cubs this season.
"That was a big hit for
... as big a hit as we had the entire game,"
said. "Then it was a great moment for D'Angelo as well. ... I'm sure he needed that after the last couple of weeks."
One day after blowing a save,
(4-4) tossed a perfect ninth and was rewarded with a second straight win.
started for the
and was tagged for six runs and six hits in 5 1/3 innings. He matched a career high with seven walks, threw just 50 of 98 pitches for strikes and fell to 8-2 with a 6.08 ERA in his last four starts.