Cueto drops third straight start as White Sox lose to Dodgers

CHICAGO (AP) — Tony Gonsolin improved to 7-0, tossing three-hit ball over six innings, and Will Smith and Cody Bellinger homered early to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night time.

Smith hit a two-run drive within the first inning, and Bellinger made it 3-0 when he linked main off the second in opposition to Johnny Cueto.

That was all Gonsolin wanted.

The 28-year-old right-hander struck out 5 and walked one whereas reducing his National League-best ERA to 1.58. The solely run he allowed was when Jake Burger homered main off the fifth.

Yency Almonte and Brusdar Graterol every labored an inning. Daniel Hudson got here on within the ninth for his fifth save in 5 possibilities, filling in with nearer Craig Kimbrel on paternity go away.

Trea Turner homered main off the ninth in opposition to José Ruiz, and the NL West-leading Dodgers obtained again to successful after dropping three in a row.

Cueto (0-3) dropped his third straight start. The two-time All-Star went six innings, permitting three runs and 4 hits, and Chicago’s three-game win streak ended.


The White Sox claimed right-hander Parker Markel off waivers from Oakland and optioned him to Triple-A Charlotte. The 31-year-old Markel made three appearances for the A’s this season and had a 1.89 ERA in 17 aid outings for Triple-A Las Vegas.


Dodgers: Manager Dave Roberts stated there’s “a good possibility” Max Muncy (left elbow irritation) rejoins the staff Thursday following a rehab stint at Triple-A Oklahoma City. The two-time All-Star, sidelined since May 25, figures to be utilized in a full-time function rotating between second base, third base and designated hitter. He has a .150 batting common in 41 video games. … Roberts expects LHP Clayton Kershaw (decrease again irritation) to start Sunday at San Francisco, with RHP Walker Buehler pitching Friday and LHP Julio Urías on Saturday.

White Sox: RHP Lance Lynn (proper knee) was to make his third rehab start Wednesday for Triple-A Charlotte, and supervisor Tony La Russa hoped it could be his ultimate one earlier than becoming a member of Chicago’s rotation for the primary time this season. A two-time All-Star, Lynn was injured in spring coaching and had surgical procedure. “If his arm and his leg feel good, he’ll be (back) in the next week,” La Russa stated. “If not, we’ll give him another one.”


LHP Tyler Anderson (7-0, 2.59 ERA), who has thrown 26 consecutive scoreless innings, will get the ball for Los Angeles in opposition to RHP Dylan Cease (4-2, 3.69) as the three-game collection wraps up Thursday. Anderson can turn out to be the primary eight-game winner within the majors.

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