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Kopech stars as Chicago White Sox prime Colorado Rockies 2-1


DENVER (AP) — Michael Kopech pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Tuesday night time.

Yasmani Grandal experienced 3 hits in Chicago’s 3rd straight get. Yoán Moncada doubled dwelling Adam Engel in the seventh.

All-Star nearer Liam Hendriks worked a rocky ninth for his 19th help you save, surrendering Ryan McMahon’s leadoff homer. Pinch-hitter Elias Díaz walked with two out, but Hendriks bought Charlie Blackmon to bounce to shortstop.

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Michael Kopech works in opposition to the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball video game Tuesday, July 26, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photograph/David Zalubowski)

Hendriks has allowed at the very least one run in each individual of his last three outings.

Colorado squandered a stellar performance by Germán Márquez (6-8), who permitted one operate and seven hits in 6 innings. The suitable-hander has authorized 5 attained operates over his past 19 2/3 innings.

Kopech (4-6) labored out of jams in the next and fifth and departed right after allowing 6 hits in 5 1/3 innings. Jimmy Lambert got two outs, and Joe Kelly labored the seventh. Kendall Graveman pitched the eighth before Hendriks arrived in.

Chicago jumped in front in the fourth. With runners on first and third, Eloy Jiménez scored on an mistake by shortstop Garrett Hampson on a potential double-engage in ball by AJ Pollock.

DOUBLE Reward

Chicago turned inning-ending double performs in the next, fifth, sixth and seventh.

TRAINER’S Place

White Sox: OF Luis Robert (lightheadedness and blurred eyesight) has begun some baseball routines, supervisor Tony La Russa mentioned. “He appears like he’s improving upon each individual working day other than he’s even now receiving examined,” La Russa said.

Rockies: SS José Iglesias was out of the lineup a day soon after fouling a ball off of his still left foot. Supervisor Bud Black stated Iglesias must return Wednesday. … RHP Jhoulys Chacín was put on the 15-working day hurt checklist with toe sesamoiditis. RHP Justin Lawrence was recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque.

UP Subsequent

White Sox appropriate-hander Lucas Giolito (6-6, 5.12 Period) faces Colorado ideal-hander Antonio Senzatela (3-5, 4.98 Period) on Wednesday to wrap up the two-sport collection.

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