The lower third of the order for the Sox were really the only ones to struggle offensively tonight. Dayan Viciedo, Alexei Ramirez and Gordon Beckham each failed to reach base tonight. Unlike the rest of the lineup. Alejandro De Aza and Paul Konerko each picked up three hits while the other four starters each picked up one.
De Aza got on base in each inning where the Sox scored their runs. He led off the first before Konerko launched a three-run home run. He also led off the third with a ground-rule double before Adam Dunn hit a two-run home run. After Dunn’s home run, Konerko walked and Alex Rios homered to left for his only hit of the game. » Continue reading “Digging the Long Ball and Good Gavin”