White Sox take last game of series against the Blue Jays (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – In the last game of the series in Canada, the White Sox started with Carlos Rodon at the mound. In the bottom of the 1st inning, Blue Jays batter Marcus Semien hit a solo home run to left field for the first run of the game. The Blue Jays took an early lead over the White Sox with the score at 1-0 going into the 2nd inning. In the top of the 2nd, White Sox batter Cesar Hernandez retaliated with his own solo home run to tie the game at 1-1. In the top of the 3rd inning, White Sox batter Luis Robert crushed a 2-run home run to left field. Next batter up was Jose Abreu, who launched a ball to left field to give one more run to the White Sox in the 3rd inning. In the top of the 4th inning, White Sox batter Leury Garcia hit a double and managed to get 2 batter’s home. Soon after, White Sox batter Tim Anderson hit an RBI single to extend the lead by another run. By the end of the 4th inning, the White Sox took a heavy lead with the score at 7-1. In the bottom of the 5th inning, Blue Jays batter Marcus Semien took the plate again and hit an RBI single in an attempt to keep up with the White Sox. By the end of the 5th inning, the Blue Jays trailed the White Sox 7-2.
A Long 6th Inning
In the top of the 6th inning, White Sox batter Seby Zavala hit an RBI double to center field. Next batter up was Tim Anderson, who hit an RBI single that brought the score to 9-2 White Sox. In the bottom of the 6th inning, White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech took the mound for Rodon after 67 pitches. In the same inning, Blue Jays batter Randal Grichuk singled on a ground ball to right field and secured an RBI. Next batter up was Corey Dickerson, who grounded out but also secured an RBI. Blue Jays batter Bo Bichette soon took the plate to also hit an RBI single. Next batter up was Marcus Semien, who landed a 2-run homer to left field that brought the score to a close 9-7 White Sox by the end of the very long 6th inning. In the bottom of the 7th inning, White Sox pitcher Ryan Tepera replaced Kopech at the mound. He was soon replaced with White Sox pitcher Garrett Crochet in the bottom of the 8th inning. In the top of the 9th, White Sox batter Eloy Jimenez crushed a ball right over the pitcher for a solo home run. The score was 10-7 White Sox going into the bottom of the 9th. White Sox pitcher Craig Kimbrel took the mound to throw out for a strikeout, lineout, and groundout. The White Sox beat the Blue Jays 10-7.
The White Sox will be facing the Chicago Cubs tomorrow (8/27/2021) at home at 7:10 pm CST.
White Sox take last game of series against the Blue Jays