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BOSTON (AP) — Masataka Yoshida hit a go-ahead RBI single within the eighth inning after Adam Duvall’s sacrifice fly, and the Boston Pink Sox rallied for a 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night time.
Enjoying their first sport after being eradicated from postseason competition, the Pink Sox (76-78) gained for simply the second time in eight video games.
Trying to keep away from simply their second 100-loss season in 53 years, the White Sox (58-96) misplaced for the tenth time of their final 13 video games.
Pink Sox starter Chris Sale went 5 scoreless innings, placing out seven whereas permitting simply three singles and a stroll in opposition to his former crew the place he was a five-time All-Star from 2010-16.
Chicago right-hander Touki Toussaint, who was claimed off waivers after he was designated for project by Cleveland on June 17, gave up a run on 5 hits with two strikeouts and two walks over 6 1/3 innings.
Trevor Story had three hits and rookie Ceddanne Rafaela additionally had a fifth inning sacrifice fly for Boston.
Duvall’s bases-loaded sacrifice got here in opposition to Garrett Crochet (0-2) earlier than Yoshida despatched his grounder between first and second for the tie-breaking run.
Mauricio Llovera (2-3) labored a scoreless inning for the victory and Chris Martin acquired the ultimate three outs for his third save.
Trailing 1-0 within the sixth, Chicago scored twice in opposition to reliever Garrett Whitlock. Luis Robert Jr. singled, stole second and third earlier than scoring on Andrew Vaughn’s single. Trayce Thompson delivered a go-ahead RBI double to left-center subject hole.
The White Sox misplaced 100 video games in 2018, 1970, 1948 and 1932.
BARBIE NIGHT SELLOUT
The Pink Sox promotion honored successful film of the summer time. There was a pink social gathering earlier than the sport on the right-field higher deck with T-shirts for followers that bought particular tickets. On its web site, the membership additionally referred to as the stadium (Ken)method Park.
The sold-out attendance was 37,102.
White Sox: Positioned RHP Michael Kopech on the 15-day injured checklist after he underwent surgical procedure to take away a cyst on his proper knee. The crew mentioned he’s anticipated to get better in six to eight weeks. The 27-year-old completed the season with a 5-12 file and a 5.43 ERA in 30 video games, making 27 begins.
Pink Sox: Positioned IF Luis Urias on the 10-day IL with a strained left calf. … RHP Kenley Jansen (COVID-19 checklist) was within the clubhouse and is anticipated to be activated Saturday.
RHP Dylan Stop (7-8, 4.85 ERA) is scheduled to start out for the White Sox within the center sport of the three-game set climate allowing. RHP Nick Pivetta (9-9, 4.48) is about to go for the Pink Sox.
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