Chris Sale lasted 3 1/3 innings -- his shortest start this season -- and the White Sox bats were silenced by left-hander Matt Moore as the Tampa Bay Rays rolled to a 10-4 victory on Saturday afternoon.
The Sox fell behind the first place Tigers by two games. The Tigers defeated the Twins 6-4.
Matt Joyce hit two home runs for the Rays.
Orlando Hudson hit a pinch grand slam in the eighth for the Sox.
Sale allowed five runs on seven hits. He struck out seven and walked three in what could be his last start of the season.