White Sox lose the last game against Yankees (Chicago, Illinois) – After yesterday’s well-fought loss, the White Sox started pitcher Lucas Giolito. In the top of the 2nd inning, Yankees batter Rougned Odor crushed a 2-run home run to right center field to cement the first runs of the game. Soon after, Yankees batter Brett Gardner hit an RBI double. By the end of the 2nd inning, the White Sox trailed the Yankees 3-0. The 3rd and 4th innings consisted of many strikeouts, pop outs, and lineouts, with both teams displaying great defense. In the top of the 5th inning, White Sox pitcher Ryan Tepera relieved Giolito after throwing out 101 pitches. In the bottom of that inning, White Sox batter Cesar Hernandez grounded into a double play and was picked up by the Yankees. In the top of the 6th, White Sox pitcher Jose Ruiz took the mound for Tepera. In the bottom of that inning, White Sox batter Andrew Vaughn crushed a solo home run to left center field to close in on the Yankees. The score was 3-1 Yankees by the end of the 6th inning.
Yankees Maintain the Lead
In the top of the 7th inning, White Sox pitcher Aaron Bummer replaced Jose Ruiz at the mound. In the bottom of the 7th, White Sox batter Tim Anderson grounded into a double play to close out the 7th inning. In the bottom of the 8th inning, White Sox manager Tony La Russa was ejected from the game by the home plate umpire. In the top of the 9th, White Sox pitcher Matt Foster replaced Bummer. Foster whipped a 94 mph fastball to Yankees batter Luke Voit, who crushed it to left center field for a 2-run home run. In the bottom of the 9th, White Sox batter Zack Collins hit an RBI double. Next batter up was Tim Anderson, who hit an RBI single that brought the score to 5-3 with 1 out and 2 men on base. Cesar Hernandez was the next batter up and grounded into a double play that closed the game. The Yankees beat the White Sox 5-3.
The White Sox will face the Oakland Athletics in Chicago tomorrow (8/26/2021) at 7:10pm CST.
White Sox lose the last game against Yankees