THESHOW
CHICAGO (A) WHITE SOX AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
09/28/2024
 
THESHOW
CHICAGO (A) WHITE SOX AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS
GAME ID: 2870 - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2024 - GAME LOG
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Chicago (A) White Sox (86-67) 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 0
Kansas City Royals (85-68) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
White Sox Best Royals in Pitching Duel
Chicago (A) White Sox starter Aaron Northcraft was in a rhythm all game. He led his team to a win over the Kansas City Royals, 2-1. Northcraft, the winner, moves to 10-3. He threw 6 innings of 3-hit ball, while fanning 6 and giving up 4 walks. Esteban Rea closed it out for his 40th save.

Chicago (A) grabbed control in the top of the seventh. With one out and runners on 1st and 2nd, Francisco Lindor delivered a run-scoring single, to make it 2-1 in favor of the White Sox.

"I just tried to attack the bottom of the zone," Northcraft said.

The White Sox, at 86-67, lead by one game in their division.
CHICAGO (A) BATTING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
N. Buckner RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .307 31 84
D. Williams 2B 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 .257 22 79
   b-G. Colón 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 2 15
F. Lindor SS 5 0 2 1 0 2 3 .282 20 66
B. McPherson 1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .334 26 95
   a-J. García PH, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .227 6 18
D. DeCapel DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .281 14 44
Y. Puig LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .282 20 72
G. Deichmann 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .239 17 60
A. Eaton CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .278 4 33
M. Zunino C 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .219 17 34
Totals 34 2 9 1 5 10 20      
a - J. García pinch hit for B. McPherson in the 7th
b - G. Colón substituted for D. Williams in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: Y. Puig (21, 2nd Inning off W. Anderson, 0 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: B. McPherson , N. Buckner 2 , Y. Puig 3 , M. Zunino , F. Lindor 2 , D. Williams
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: D. DeCapel , G. Deichmann , M. Zunino , F. Lindor
Sac Bunt: N. Buckner
Team LOB: 9

BASERUNNING
CS: D. Williams (21)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 2 (Lindor-Williams-McPherson, Sanford-Lindor-García)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
O. Herrera 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .285 2 27
J. Velens SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .237 8 53
M. Trout CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .302 26 94
F. Freeman 1B 3 0 1 0 1 2 2 .291 31 116
J. Lamb 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .227 2 13
J. Rivera DH 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .264 8 21
   a-J. Mejía DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 3 29
C. Love LF 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .232 6 25
S. Bennett C 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .263 7 28
K. Tucker RF 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 .237 14 49
Totals 27 1 5 1 5 12 12      
a - J. Mejía substituted for J. Rivera in the 7th

BATTING
Home Runs: C. Love (6, 5th Inning off A. Northcraft, 0 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: C. Love 4 , J. Rivera , F. Freeman , K. Tucker 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: J. Lamb
GIDP: C. Love , O. Herrera
Hit by Pitch: J. Velens , J. Mejía
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
CS: J. Velens (10)

FIELDING
PB: S. Bennett
CHICAGO (A) PITCHING LINESCORES KANSAS CITY PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
A. Northcraft W (10-3) 6.0 3 1 1 4 6 1 93 54 4.15
J. Vélez 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 4.64
S. Sanford H (19) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 2 4.32
J. Ashley H (23) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 6 2.23
R. Black H (12) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 8 6 2.79
E. Rea SV (40) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 25 17 2.96
PITCHING
Game Score: A. Northcraft 64
Batters Faced: A. Northcraft 23, J. Vélez 1, S. Sanford 3, J. Ashley 1, R. Black 2, E. Rea 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: A. Northcraft 5-4, J. Vélez 0-0, S. Sanford 1-0, J. Ashley 0-0, R. Black 0-0, E. Rea 0-0
Pitches - Strikes: A. Northcraft 93-54, J. Vélez 5-3, S. Sanford 8-2, J. Ashley 8-6, R. Black 8-6, E. Rea 25-17
Inherited Runners - Scored: S. Sanford 1-0
Hit Batsmen: A. Northcraft , E. Rea
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
W. Anderson 2.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 32 19 3.69
K. Zimmer 2.1 3 1 1 3 4 0 50 25 4.27
J. Estrada L (5-3) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 16 11 4.50
V. Payano 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.29
T. Holcomb 2.2 2 0 0 2 3 0 50 25 0.00
PITCHING
Game Score: W. Anderson 52
Batters Faced: W. Anderson 10, K. Zimmer 12, J. Estrada 5, V. Payano 1, T. Holcomb 12
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: W. Anderson 3-3, K. Zimmer 2-0, J. Estrada 1-1, V. Payano 1-0, T. Holcomb 2-3
Pitches - Strikes: W. Anderson 32-19, K. Zimmer 50-25, J. Estrada 16-11, V. Payano 1-0, T. Holcomb 50-25
Inherited Runners - Scored: K. Zimmer 1-0 , V. Payano 1-0 , T. Holcomb 1-1
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Aaron Northcraft
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Weather: Partly Cloudy (56 degrees), wind blowing out to center at 12 mph
Start Time: 7:10 pm EST
Time: 3:07
Attendance: 38756
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