at Tucson, Ariz.
Wednesday, March 5 Rockies at the plate: The Rockies were blanked for four innings before Matt Kata laced an RBI double off the right-field wall in the fifth, cutting the Sox lead in half. Yorvit Torrealba was 2-for-3 at the plate, singling and scoring on Kata's double, then hitting an RBI single in the sixth to tie the game. White Sox at the plate: Jermaine Dye launched his first Cactus League round-tripper in the third, a two-out solo shot over the left-field fence. Alexei Ramirez was 2-for-4 with a pair of singles, including a tiebreaking RBI in the seventh. The Sox added insurance runs in the ninth when Brad Eldred led off with a triple and Brian Anderson homered to left.
The White Sox host the Rangers, sending Gavin Floyd to toe the rubber against Texas' Vicente Padilla at 12:05 CT.
The Rockies and White Sox will also play a "B" game at Hi Corbett Field at 10 a.m. MT, pitting Colorado's Jeff Francis against fellow-left-hander Andrew Sisco.
Owen Perkins is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.