BOSTON (AP) — Mike Clevinger pitched six stable innings, Elvis Andrus had a two-run double and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Crimson Sox 3-2 in a rain-shortened recreation on Sunday, ending a string of 12 straight collection losses.
Attempting to keep away from their second 100-loss season in 5 years and the fifth in membership historical past, the White Sox took two of three from the Crimson Sox and captured their first collection since August 7-9 after they went 2-1 in opposition to the Yankees.
Adam Duvall and Wilyer Abreu every hit a solo homer for the Crimson Sox, who’re on tempo to complete within the AL East basement for the third time in 4 years.
The umpires referred to as for the faucet after the sixth inning and the sport was referred to as after an hour, 43–minute delay.
Chicago outfielder Luis Robert Jr. left with a sore proper knee after stealing his twentieth base. He has 38 homers and 36 doubles, turning into the primary White Sox participant with 35 homers, 35 doubles and 20 steals.
Clevinger (9-8) gave up two runs and 5 hits with out placing out or strolling a batter.
Taking part in with rain falling more often than not for the second straight day, the White Sox scored twice with only one hit in opposition to Kutter Crawford (6-8) to take a 2-1 edge within the fifth.
Crawford walked a pair earlier than Andrus’ liner to heart simply bought below the glove of centerfielder Ceddanne Rafaela’s full-length dive.
Gavin Sheets’ sacrifice fly made it 3-1 within the sixth.
Abreu’s drive went into the seats in deep proper for his second profession homer within the second. Duvall’s fully left Fenway Park over the Inexperienced Monster within the sixth.
The Crimson Sox have misplaced a season-high six straight collection.
It was Chicago’s first street collection win since August 4-6, at Cleveland. The White Sox gained the season collection in opposition to Boston, 4-2.
White Sox: Positioned right-hander Jesse Scholtens on the 15-day injured listing with a strained left calf. They recalled right-hander Declan Cronin to take his spot.
Crimson Sox: Reinstated right-hander Zack Kelly from the 60-day injured listing. He was out since April 13 with proper elbow irritation. Proper-hander Nick Robertson was optioned to Triple-A to make room.
White Sox: Have an off day Monday as a result of their scheduled recreation in opposition to Arizona was moved to Thursday so the Diamondbacks may play a make-up recreation in New York in opposition to the Yankees. RHP José Ureña (0-6, 7.27 ERA) is ready to start out the primary of a three-game collection vs. Arizona on Tuesday.
Crimson Sox: RHP Tanner Houck (5-9, 4.92) is slated to start out the primary of a two-game collection in opposition to Tampa Bay on Tuesday.
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