The White Sox looked to start a new winning streak as they welcomed the Cleveland Indians in the first game of a four-game series. Gavin Floyd took to the mound and picked up a no-decision. The Sox went on to win the game 8-1.
Floyd had an OK game. He lasted only 5.2 innings, throwing 112 pitches. He only gave up one run on five hits and two walks, but that was a lot of pitches. Will Ohman came out and pitched the last out of the sixth without giving up a run. Actually without a hit or a walk either. Jesse Crain came on for the seventh and pitched 0.2 innings. He struck out one and gave up a hit, but Matt Thornton wouldn’t let it cross the plate. He pitched 1.1 innings perfectly. No hits, no walks, no nothing. And three strikeouts. He picked up the win tonight. Josh Kinney finished the game, giving up one hit and striking out two. » Continue reading “Three Home Runs Plus a 2000th Hit Equals a White Sox Winner”