ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- David Price went the distance to win his second straight start since returning from an injury as the Tampa Bay Rays completed a three-game sweep by beating the White Sox 3-1 Sunday.
Josh Phegley hit his first major league homer for the Sox, who have lost nine of 11. The South Siders have dropped 19 of their last 23 road games.
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It was just the second time that the Rays have swept a series of three or more games against the White Sox. The other time occurred in August 2008.
John Danks (2-6) allowed three runs and five hits over seven innings. The left-hander has lost all five of his road starts this year.
Price (3-4) worked around eight hits, walking none and striking out five. The 2012 AL Cy Young Award winner spent 47 days on the disabled list with a strained left triceps, then came back and struck out 10 in seven shutout innings against Houston.
The Rays have won eight of nine to move a season-high nine games over .500.
Desmond Jennings hit a leadoff double in the first and scored on Ben Zobrist's sacrifice fly to put the Rays up 1-0. Sean Rodriguez made it 2-0 during the fifth with a two-out, broken-bat RBI single.
Phegley got Chicago within 2-1 on a solo shot in the sixth.
Tampa Bay regained a two-run advantage in the seventh when Luke Scott tripled and Jose Molina hit a sacrifice fly.
The White Sox had two singles in first, third and fourth, but failed to score in all three innings by going 0 for 3 with runners in scoring and having one runner thrown out trying to steal second.
Tampa Bay's James Loney went 0 for 3, ending his career-best 16-game hitting streak.