After dropping the series opener, the Sox looked to get back to their winning ways. The Sox pitted Dylan Axelrod against a dominating pitcher: Felix Hernandez. In the end, the Sox pulled out a 4-3 winner.
Axelrod had a pretty good day Saturday. He lasted 5.2 innings, allowing one unearned run on three hits and two walks. The error from Jeff Keppinger in the second allowed Raul Ibanez to cross home. When Axelrod left the game, the Sox were tied at one with the Mariners, thus denying him the win. Donnie Veal came on to pitch a perfect inning with two strikeouts. He picked up the win, as the Sox scored two runs in the seventh to take the lead. » Continue reading “Alex Rios Homer Leads White Sox Past Mariners”