Rangers protect the homestead in rout of White Sox (Dallas, Texas) – After yesterday’s blow out win against the Rangers, the White Sox were ready to swing for the fences. In the bottom of the 1st inning, White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn took the mound to throw for a strikeout, groundout, and a force out. In the bottom of the 3rd inning, Rangers batter Isiah Kiner-Falefa flied out to right field in foul ball territory for the out. In the top of the 4th inning, White Sox batter Brain Goodwin grounded into a double play to bring the game to bottom of the 4th. Soon after, a call that was challenged on Ranger’s batter Jonah Heim was overturned for an RBI force out. By the end of the 4th inning the Rangers took the lead at 1-0. In the bottom of the 5th inning, the White Sox defense caught the Rangers in a double play to advance the game.
A Struggle for Dominance
In the top of the 6th inning, White Sox batter Yasmani Grandal launched a homer to center field to tie the game at 1-1. In the bottom of the 6th inning, White Sox pitcher Garrett Crochet replaced Lynn at the mound in an attempt to escape the inning. Rangers batter DJ Peters hit an RBI single to center field. By the end of the 6th inning, the White Sox were trailing the Rangers 2-1. In the bottom of the 7th inning, White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech relieved Crochet at the mound to throw for 2 strikeouts and a groundout. Kopech was replaced in the bottom of the 8th by Craig Kimbrel, who threw for 2 strikeouts and a flyout. In the top of the 9th inning, White Sox batters Brain Goodwin and Luis Robert both were struck out swinging, and Romy Gonzalez was out on flyout. The Rangers beat the White Sox 2-1.
The White Sox will face the Rangers again tomorrow (9/18/2021) at 1:35pm CST.
Rangers protect the homestead in rout of White Sox