Angels take the last game in the series against the White Sox (Chicago, Illinois) – With each team taking one game in the series, it came down to the 3rd and final game to decide the series winner. In the top of the 1st inning, White Sox pitcher Reynaldo Lopez took the mound to throw out the first pitch. In the top of the 2nd inning, Angels batter Luis Rengifo hit a 2-run homer to right field for the first runs of the afternoon. In the top of the 4th inning, Angels batter Jack Mayfield doubled on a ground ball to left field for 3-run RBI. Next batter up was Jose Rojas, who launched a 2-run homer to right field. In the bottom of that inning, the White Sox were caught in a double play that brought the game to the 5th. In the top of 5th inning, White Sox pitcher Jace Fry replaced Lopez at the mound. Angels batter Jared Walsh hit a single RBI. Soon after, Jack Mayfield grounded into a force out, but not before sneaking in an RBI.
White Sox Get Taken for a Ride in the 4th
In the top of the 6th inning, White Sox pitcher Ryan Burr replaced Fry at the mound. In the bottom of the 6th, White Sox batter Jose Abreu scored the first run with an RBI single to right field. By the end of the 6th inning, the White Sox were a great distance behind the Angels with the score at 9-1. In the top of the 7th inning, White Sox pitcher Jose Ruiz replaced Burr to throw out 3 outs for no damage. In the bottom of the 7th, White Sox batter Luis Robert hit an RBI. The next batter up was Jose Abreu, who hit a sacrifice fly that brought the score to 9-3 Angels at the end of the 7th inning. In the top of the 8th inning, White Sox pitcher Liam Hendriks replaced Ruiz for 3 consecutive strikeouts. In the top of the 9th inning, Mike Wright took the mound to throw out until he was ejected by the 2nd base umpire. White Sox pitcher Romy Gonzalez replaced him for the last strikeout necessary to send the game in the bottom of the 9th. The 3 White Sox batters were out on 2 groundouts and a strikeout to close the game. The Angels beat the White Sox 9-3.
The White Sox will be facing the Rangers tomorrow (9/17/2021) at 7:05pm CST.
Angels take the last game in the series against the White Sox