Marwin Gonzalez led off what turned into a four-run eighth with a home run to lead the host Boston Red Sox to a 7-4 win over the Chicago White Sox Saturday at Fenway Park. The win was Boston's 10th in its past 11 games. The White Sox, who led 2-0 after the top of the first, have lost three of their past four.
Chicago White Sox (6-8) vs. Boston Red Sox (10-4) Boston; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Dallas Keuchel (0-0, 5.79 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 9 strikeouts) Red Sox: Tanner Houck (0-1, 3.00 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 10 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox visit the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. The Red Sox finished 11-20 in home games in 2020. Boston pitchers had a WHIP of 1.60 last season while striking out 9.0 hitters per game. The White Sox went 17-13 away from home in 2020. Chicago hit .261 as a team and averaged 3.3 extra base hits per game last year. The teams meet for the second time this year. Boston leads the season series 1-0. INJURIES: Red Sox: Chris Sale: (elbow), Ryan Brasier: (left calf). White Sox: Jace Fry: (microdiscectomy), Jimmy Cordero: (tommy john surgery), Eloy Jimenez: (left pectoral), Billy Hamilton: (leg), Adam Engel: (right hamstring). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press
Condensed Game: Xander Bogaerts and Enrique Hernández each collect four hits and Marwin Gonzalez goes deep in a 7-4 Red Sox win