Blue Jays take 3rd game of the series against White Sox (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – Trying to keep up their momentum the White Sox started with Lucas Giolito at the mound who threw out for 2 groundouts and a strikeout in the 1st inning. In the top of the 3rd inning, Leury Garcia hit a slider to left field to land on 1st base. Garcia then went on to steal bases 2 and 3. After Garcia stole 3rd base, White Sox batter Yoan Moncada hit a line drive to right field to bring home Garcia for the first run of the game. By the end of the 3rd inning, the White Sox took the lead with the score at 1-0. In the bottom of the 4th inning, Blue Jays batter Corey Dickerson crushed an RBI triple to right field to tie the game at 1-1.
White Sox Struggle to Gain a Lead
In the top of the 6th White Sox batter Eloy Jimenez was hit by a pitch to advance to 1st base. In the bottom of the 7th, White Sox pitcher Ryan Tepera relieved Giolito after 93 pitches. Tepera threw for 2 strikeouts and a pop out that brought the game to the 8th inning. In the bottom of the 8th, White Sox pitcher Aaron Bummer replaced Tepera at the mound. Bummer threw out 2 strikeouts then 3 singles, with the last single by Blue Jays batter Alejandro Kirk who hit an RBI single to pull the lead on the White Sox. After Kirks RBI White Sox pitcher Jose Ruiz replaced Bummer. Soon after, Blue Jays batter Randal Grichuk walked in an RBI that brought the score to 3-1 Blue Jays. In the top of the 9th, White Sox batter Andrew Vaughn grounded into a double play to stack the odds against the White Sox. The next batter up was Cesar Hernandez, who flied out to center field to close the game. The Blue Jays beat the White Sox 3-1.
The White Sox will play the Blue Jays again tomorrow (8/26/2021) at 2:07pm CST.
Blue Jays take 3rd game of the series against White Sox