The White Sox beat The Astros to stay alive in the series.

Andrew Owen
FiredUp Network Sports Writer

@98mustang1234

Monday, October 11, 2021


Final Score: 12-6

The Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 12-6. 

Michael Kopech got the win for the White Sox, firing 2.1 innings, giving up four hits, three earned runs, while walking three and striking out two batters. 

Yimi Garcia got the loss for the Astros, firing 0.1 innings, giving up four hits, four earned runs, while striking out one guy for his only out. 

The White Sox got the scoring started in the bottom of the 1st, Eloy Jimenez hit an RBI single to left field to make it 1-0. 

Houston would score there runs in the top half of the 2nd inning, Kyle Tucker hit a two run double to give Houston the 2-1 lead. Jake Meyers hit an RBI single to make it a 3-1 Astros lead. In the top of the 3rd, Kyle Tucker hit a two run homerun to make it 5-1 Astros. 

In the bottom of the 3rd, The White Sox would hit two homeruns courtosy of a two run homerun from Yasmani Grandal to make it 5-3. Leury Garcia hit a three run homerun to give the White Sox a 6-5 lead. 

In the top of the 4th, Alex Bregman hit an RBI single to tie the game at 6-6. 

In the bottom of the 4th, Jose Abreu hit an RBI single into shallow center field to make it 7-6 White Sox. Yasmani Grandal hit into a fielders choice to plate in a run, that would make it 8-6 Sox. Eloy Jimenez capped off the inning with an RBI single to the shallow infield to make it 9-6 White Sox. 

In the bottom of the 8th, Andrew Vaughn hit an RBI double to make it 10-6 Leury Garcia hit an RBI double to make it 11-6. Tim Anderson put the dagger in with an RBI single to make it a 12-6 game. 

That's how this game would end as the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros to stay alive in this best of 5 series. 

These two teams will play each other again tomorrow afternoon. First pitch will be at 3:37pm EST.