BY THE NUMBERS
Sunday, April 24, 2005; Page E08
The White Sox' record, their best through 18 games in the team's 104-year history
The Yankees' record, marking their worst start since 1997, the last year they didn't win the AL East
Runs allowed in the first inning by the Red Sox through 18 games
"It was a pathetic display of pitching."
Kansas City: Called up RHP Ambiorix Burgos from Class AA Wichita and optioned RHP Nate Field to Class AAA Omaha.
1901: Chicago defeated Cleveland, 8-2, in the first American League game. Three other scheduled games were rained out. The game lasted 1 hour 30 minutes in front of a reported crowd of 14,000 at the Chicago Cricket Club.