White Sox take first game of homestand over Red Sox (Chicago, Illinois) – In the first night in back in Chicago the White Sox brought out pitcher Carlos Rodon to throw out the first pitch to kick off the game. In the bottom of the 2nd, all 3 White Sox batters grounded out to move the game. In the 3rd, White Sox batter Jose Abreu crushed a ball to left field for a 3-run home run that put the first runs on the board for the night. In the bottom of the 4th inning, White Sox batter Luis Robert hit an RBI single to right field that brought the score to 4-0. In the top of the 5th inning, Red Sox batter Bobby Dalbec hit a solo homer to left field. After the solo homer, Rodon popped out the next 3 batters. In the top of the 6th, White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech replaced Rodon until he is replaced the same inning with Aaron Bummer.
White Sox Pitching Keeps the Red Sox on their Toes
In the top of the 7th inning, White Sox pitcher Ryan Tepera took the mound in an attempt to close the inning with no damage. In that same inning, Red Sox batter Christian Vazquez hit an RBI grounder to second base to land on 1st base. Soon after, Red Sox batter Alex Verdugo hit a line drive to left field that brought the score to 4-3 White Sox. In the top of the 8th, White Sox pitcher Craig Kimbrel took the mound in an attempt to close the inning with no damage. With no runs scored in the 8th, White Sox pitcher Liam Hendriks replaced Kimbrel to close the game with 2 groundouts and a flyout.
The White Sox will face the Red Sox again tomorrow (9/11/2021) at 6:10pm CST.
White Sox take first game of homestand over Red Sox