CHICAGO _ The White Sox were in a proving mode Tuesday, eager to show the home folks that the three-game drubbing in Oakland was a mere blip.
Magglio Ordonez's two-run homer and the pitching of Dan Wright paced the Sox to an 8-4 win over Seattle in the homestand opener in front of 16,253 at Comiskey Park.
"Everybody wanted to play," Ordonez said. "We looked bad in Oakland. We had to come back and show people we're a good team."
The Sox dealt the Mariners their first road loss of 2002, following a 10-0 start. Two weeks ago in Comiskey, they ended Cleveland's 10-game overall win streak en route to a three-game sweep.
Seattle has now lost …