A Big Eighth Inning Puts White Sox On Top

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A recap of last night's Toronto/Chicago White Sox Game One.

A huge eighth inning gave the Chicago White Sox the 6-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays last night.

The Jays went ahead 1-0 at the top of the second inning when Lourdes Gurriel Jr. scored on a sacrifice fly by Jonathan Davis.

There was no more scoring until the bottom of the seventh inning when Andrew Vaughn hit a solo home run to tie the game.

In the bottom of the eighth inning, the White Sox's offence exploded.

First, Jose Abreu scored on a sacrifice fly by Vaughn.

Adam Eaton made it 3-1 Chicago by driving in Yerman Mercedes with a single.

Chicago went ahead 5-1 when Leury Garcia hit a two run triple.

Then, Garcia scored on a sacrifice fly by Tim Anderson.

Garcia went two for four at the plate and had two RBIs.

Carlos Rondon

White Sox's starting pitcher, Carlos Rondon went five innings, allowing six hits, an earned run, two walks, and struck out eight batters.

Jay's Bo Bichette went two for three at the plate.

Despite the loss, Jay's starting pitcher, Robbie Ray had a really good night on the mound.

Ray went 6.1 innings, allowing five hits, an earned run, no walks, and struck out 13 batters.

Game Two is tonight.


Submitted: June 09, 2021

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