So the White Sox ended up winning by a final of 4-3 over the Rays. The winning streak is now at eight games. The Sox haven’t done that since July of 2010 when they won nine games in a row. But that is all secondary.
The real story of the day was events in the first and fourth inning of the game. In yesterday’s game, AJ Pierzynski had a terrible slide in the game that apparently resulted in a spiking of Ben Zobrist. As I was watching it, it just looked like an incredibly awful slide to break up a double play opportunity. Not like someone intentionally trying to hurt another player. But because AJ is involved, you have to wonder.
Fast forward to today as nothing else happened suspicious in yesterday’s game. Bacon gets hit in the top of the first inning. Nothing happened to any Rays players. Probably because it was the first inning and Bacon wasn’t hurt. Then in the fourth inning, AJ gets hit in the back by Alex Cobb. You might be thinking, um ok why? Is the ball just getting away or is something up. » Continue reading “The Game Ended Up Secondary As White Sox Sweep Rays”