White Sox put down Twins in Minnesota

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White Sox put down Twins in Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – After winning the city series against the Cubs, the White Sox had plenty of momentum for today’s game against the Twins. The first batter at the plate was White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, who crushed a ball to left center field for a solo homerun. Soon after, White Sox batter Eloy Jimenez homered to center field for a 2-run home run. Lastly, White Sox batter Luis Robert reached on a fielding error and managed to get one more run in the top of the 1st.  In the bottom of the 1st inning White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito took the mound. By the end of the 1st inning, the Twins trailed the White Sox 4-0. In the top of the 2nd inning, White Sox batters Tim Anderson and Cesar Hernandez got on base, and Jimenez took to home plate to hit a homer to left field to bring everyone home. By the end of the 2nd inning, the White Sox extended the lead over the Twins to 7-0.

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The White Sox defense picked up on a double play to put the game in the 4th inning.  The 4th inning consisted of great pitching and defense on both teams. In the top of the 5th inning, White Sox batter Luis Robert hit an RBI double to right field to put another run on the scoreboard. In the 6th inning, White Sox batters Seby Zavala, Tim Anderson, and Cesar Hernandez all had consecutive flyouts. In the top of the 7th inning, White Sox batter Brain Goodwin hit a sacrifice fly for another run. The White Sox did not slow down and continued to extend the lead 9-0 by the end of the 7th inning.  In the top of the 8th, Anderson hit an RBI single for the White Sox. In the bottom of the 8th inning, with Giolito still pitching, Twin’s batter Miguel Sano homered to left field for the first run for the Twins. In the top of the 9th, White Sox batter Yoan Moncada hit a solo homer that brought the score to 11-1.  In the bottom of the 9th inning, White Sox pitcher Garrett Crochet relieved Giolito after 103 pitches. Crochet pitched for a flyout and 2 strikeouts.  The White Sox beat the Twins 11-1.

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The White Sox will face the Twins again tomorrow (8/10/2021) at 7:10pm CST.

White Sox put down Twins in Minnesota

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