White Sox fall to Rays, have now lost six of seven
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Randy Arozarena homered, Ji-Man Choi drove in three runs and Shane McClanahan received his fourth straight begin because the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Friday evening.
Jose Abreu hit his seventh dwelling run and prolonged his hitting streak to 12 video games for the White Sox, who have lost six of seven.
Colin Poche struck out Luis Robert with the bases loaded within the ninth for his third save.
Arozarena’s sixth homer highlighted a four-run first inning towards Chicago starter Davis Martin. Arozarena’s two-run shot to the alternative discipline got here after a double by Yandy Diaz, a stroll, Choi’s sacrifice fly and an RBI single by Harold Ramirez.
After Abreu’s homer off McClanahan received the White Sox again into the sport at 4-2 within the sixth, Choi made it 6-2 with a two-out double off reliever Matt Foster within the seventh.
McClanahan (6-2) struck out eight in six innings, giving up two runs and six hits. In profitable his final 4 begins, McClanahan has a 1.13 ERA. He has struck out 44 whereas strolling simply two over 32 innings.
In his second main league begin as a late alternative for injured Vince Velasquez, Martin (0-2) gave up 4 runs on 5 hits and three walks in 5 1/3 innings.
White Sox: Velasquez was positioned on the 10-day IL after straining his left groin whereas shagging balls within the outfield Wednesday. … RHP Kendall Graveman rejoined the staff after lacking the three-game Toronto collection as a result of as an unvaccinated participant, he couldn’t enter Canada. … RHP Lance Lynn (knee surgical procedure in April) pitched 4 shutout innings for Triple-A Charlotte.
Rays: RHP J.P. Feyereisen was positioned on the 15-day IL whereas awaiting MRI outcomes for a proper shoulder impingement. … INF Taylor Walls missed his second recreation since fouling a pitch off his proper leg Wednesday. … RHP Andrew Kittredge (decrease again tightness) pitched a scoreless inning in a rehab outing for Triple-A Durham.
RHP Dylan Cease (4-2, 3.69 ERA, 12.75 strikeouts per 9 innings) will make his eleventh begin of the season for the White Sox on Saturday towards RHP Drew Rasmussen (5-2, 3.47), who gave up 5 runs over three innings in a loss at Texas on Monday evening.