Lucas Giolito wanted to take the mound for one final start to see how he fared against the American League Central champion Indians this weekend, but the rookie right-hander knows he still has a pretty good 2017 entry for his resume.
SEE MORE VIDEOS "There's nothing left to prove this year," Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said of Giolito.
Giolito said he will rest and then begin to play long toss again in mid-December to prepare for next season, when he likely will start the year in the rotation.
After Shields allowed two earned runs on four hits with eight strikeouts over seven innings Monday in a victory over the Angels, Renteria commended him for the turnaround, saying he "resurrected himself."
Carson Fulmer will start Saturday, and Chris Volstad will pitch Sunday in the season finale.
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