Chicago White Sox
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Hard-hitting Jose Abreu, a recent Cuban defector, becomes the new White Sox first baseman.
Ryan Zimmerman delivered a two-run double after Bryce Harper was intentionally walked in the fourth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 on a windy Thursday night to cap a three-game sweep.
Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond had three extra-base hits, Danny Espinosa provided his first two RBIs of the season, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 Wednesday night to stay unbeaten at home.
Because the umpiring crew got stuck in traffic, the start of the Chicago White Sox game at the Washington Nationals was delayed 16 minutes Wednesday night.
Adam LaRoche ended an 0-for-15 start to the season with homers in consecutive at-bats, Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond also homered, and the Washington Nationals opened an early interleague series by edging the Chicago White Sox 8-7 Tuesday night.
Dayan Viciedo will likely hit behind Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko in Robin Ventura’s lineup – a middle of the order that could combine for 100 dingers under the right circumstances.
All the Nationals needed was a Danny Espinosa two run shot to lead them past the Chicago White Sox 2-1 and take two out of three in the series.
The Nationals were shutout 3-0 by the Chicago White Sox one day after putting nine on the board and their four game win streak is snapped.
The Nationals blow three leads but win 9-5 in fourteen innings against the White Sox in John McLaren’s first game as interim manager.