Chris Sale returns to Chicago to pitch against White Sox
- Author: Julie Sanders Jun 01, 2017,
Jun 01, 2017, 21:18
On the injury front there was somewhat good news when no ligament damage was discovered in Dustin Pedroia's wrist after he injured it in game one.
"We were both off", Sale said.
It appears that the Boston Red Sox are ending the month of May on a high note.
Mookie Betts homered for Boston, which has dropped two in a row after a six-game win streak.
Boston Red Sox's Pablo Sandoval scores against the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
Rick Porcello (3-6) gave up 11 hits, but only two runs in 6 1/3 innings. Four Cleveland pitchers combined to strike out 19, tying a franchise record for a nine-inning game.
Price, who missed the first part of the year with a left elbow strain, threw 88 pitches in five innings.
"I feel good about where I'm at, but need to find a way to maybe eliminate some wasted pitches here and there and be a little more efficient to stay in the game", he said. Xander Bogaerts had one of the other home runs to highlight his four-hit game and Boston's shortstop is batting.355 with 15 RBIs in May.
Todd Frazier and Tim Anderson homered for Chicago, but the White Sox took the loss after winning four of five. The Cabrera error did extend a game that could have been over in nine innings and instead lasted almost four and a half hours, but the guy he really should make amends to is star pitcher Tyler Pill, who would have been in line for his first major league win had the Brewers not tied the game up late. He pumped his fist and screamed after striking out pinch-hitter Sandy Leon to rack up his eighth save. They're also set to get starter Francisco Liriano back from the DL. "It was a big game, playing a big rival". He was injured in the first inning when he collided with White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu while trying to beat out an infield hit.
After being shut out for the first 21 innings of the series, the Mariners moved ahead 1-0 in the fourth when Kyle Seager raced home from third after Porcello bounced a pitch that went over catcher Sandy Leon's right shoulder and onto the screen.
"(It) will be an adrenaline-packed day", Farrell said. "There is some swelling in there".
Right-hander Matt Barnes (3-2) drew the loss for the Red Sox after allowing Cabrera's go-ahead single in the seventh. Instead, Marrero drove it into the left-field bleachers to give the Red Sox a 3-0 lead.
In the bottom of the eighth inning against the Red Sox Tuesday night, Cabrera came up against reliever Blaine Boyer looking for his third hit of the game.
Then Sandoval came to the plate and blooped a single to left, scoring the go-ahead run. After a sacrifice fly from Shin-Soo Choo, Andrus' single to left scored two more.
Trevor Bauer struck out a career-high 14, the most by an American League pitcher this season, and rookie Bradley Zimmer had a double, a home run and a career-high four RBIs as Cleveland defeated Oakland.
The left-hander has struck out 19 batters and issued only one walk over his past two starts and has an ERA of 2.08.
Sandoval, in his first game back with the Red Sox since April 24, finished the night 3-for-4 from the designated hitter's spot.
The struggling lefty, searching to regain his fastball command, saw his ERA climb from 4.82 to 5.60. Yolmer Sanchez tripled down the right-field line and scored on Kevan Smith's double.