José Rondón made his professional debut at first base after pinch-running for Matt Davidson in the eighth inning, catching a foul pop for the second out and making a sweet pick on a ground out 6-3 to end the inning.
With one more win, the White Sox avoid the fourth 100-loss season in team history.
Trevor Bauer had a 4-1 record with a 1.89 ERA over his last five starts vs. the White Sox. Tuesday’s winning effort wasn’t quite at that pace, with two earned runs over four innings and five hits.
With a unique third inning that featured only the audio feed of broadcast director Jim Angio, we learned that camera 12 is the camera perched in the broadcast booth, and camera six is the robot camera behind home plate.
The White Sox improve to a 98-loss pace.
MLB.com is projecting that if Yoán Moncada plays in all five remaining games this season, he will finish with 218 strikeouts. After his two Ks on Tuesday (a crap backward K on a breaking ball well under the zone from Bauer, and another backward K on an outside pitch from Carlos Carrasco), Moncada has 212.