White Sox leave Kansas City off a hard loss (Kansas City, Missouri) – In the last game of the series against the Royals the White Sox brought out Carlos Rodon to start the game off with their best foot forward. Rodon gave Royal’s batter Salvador Perez a 93-mph fastball that was crushed to center field for a 2-run homer to kick off the game. By the end of the 1st inning the White Sox trailed the Royals 2-0. In the top of the top of the 2nd inning White Sox batter Zach Collins grounded into a double play to close out the first half of the inning. Next batter at the mound was Royal’s batter Michael A. Taylor who homered to center field to extend the lead over the White Sox 3-0 Royals. In the bottom of the 3rd inning Royals batter Hunter Dozier hit a fly ball to White Sox center fielder, Billy Hamilton, and gave Royals player Carlos Santana enough time to make it home from 3rd base. At the end of the 3rd inning the Royals lead the White Sox 4-0.
A Tough Game to Make a Comeback In
In the bottom of the 5th inning White Sox pitcher Reynaldo Lopez relieved Rodon at the mound. Royals batter Jorge Soler reached on a throwing error by White Sox 3rd baseman Leury Garcia. Soon after Michael A. Taylor hit a sacrifice fly to right field to get Soler home. At the end of the 5th inning the score was 5-0 Royals. In the top of the 6th White Sox batter Adam Engel grounded to Royal’s 3rd baseman Hanser Alberto who caught the double play at 2nd and 1st base. In the bottom of the 7th inning White Sox pitcher Ryan Burr took the mound for Lopez. In the bottom of the 8th Royals batter Cam Gallagher grounded into a double play that closed out the 8th inning. In the top of the 9th White Sox batters, Adam Engel and Yoan Moncada both struck out. The next batter up was Gavin Sheets who flied out to center field to end the game and end the series. The Royals beat the White Sox 5-0.
The White Sox will travel to Ohio to face the Indians tomorrow (7/30/2021) at 7:10pm CST.
White Sox leave Kansas City off a hard loss