"Every win is very important and every win means a lot," Rios said. "Sweeping teams like (Miami), you have to do it. You have to sweep things like this and keep it going for the next game.
"It's nice (to be back to .500). We've been playing good ball since about a couple weeks ago and it's looking good."
The White Sox play host to the Cubs on Monday and Tuesday in the "Crosstown Classic" before the four-game series shifts to Wrigley Field for Games 3 and 4 on Wednesday and Thursday. Lefty Jose Quintana (3-1) faces the Cubs' Jeff Samardzija (2-6).
"They're fun games, the fans enjoy them, it's great for the city, so we're looking forward to them," Ventura said.
The White Sox lead the all-time series with the Cubs 49-41. They're 26-19 at U.S. Cellular Field and 23-22 at Wrigley Field. The Sox have won eight of the last 11 games and 15 of the last 21 against the Cubs.
NOTES: Attendance was 25,464, the biggest Sunday crowd thus far this season. ... Miami heads to Tampa Bay for the start of the four-game "Citrus Series" on Monday. The Rays will host the first two games on Monday and Tuesday before the series shifts to Miami for Games 3 and 4 on Wednesday and Thursday. Jose Fernandez (2-2) will face the Rays' Jake Odorizzi (0-0) in Monday's game. ... Dietrich, a rookie saw his streak of reaching base end at 14 games, three short of the team record by Kevin Miller in 1998. ... Conor Gillaspie's game-ending single on Saturday followed Jeff Keppinger's game-ending single to win Friday's game. That marked the first time the White Sox have won consecutive games on game-ending hits since April 23-24, 2010. ... Here's a stat you don't see every day: The White Sox have made a major league-best 910 quality starts since 2003, two more than the Los Angeles Angels.
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