Jackson sizzles in a blustery opener

Pitcher one of many reasons for optimism on the South Side

Updated: April 8, 2011, 11:38 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- It had to feel a little greedy for White Sox fans to be anything less than gleeful this week.

After all, their team had won three of the first five games of the 2011 season and on the road. They had showed they could rally from behind, score in bunches and basically hit the innards out of the ball.

So what if their pitching staff had 22 appearances in their first five games?

Did we mention they could rally from behind?

Just the same, ...

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