Kansas City Royals jerseys’ cheap Eric Hosmer jersey hits a single against the Chicago White Sox jerseys during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Chicago. The White Sox jerseys won 5 2. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Garcia’s two run home run in the sixth inning broke a tie and lifted the White Sox jerseys to a 5 2 victory Wednesday, completing a series sweep of the reeling Kansas City Royals jerseys, who finished their trip 0 7.
“I wanted to stay in the game and go back in the seventh inning, but (manager Rick Renteria) said if we take the lead, you stay. If we’re tied, you go back,” Quintana said. “(Garcia) hit a bomb at the right time and it was big time. He told me that’s for you, and I’m happy with that.”
Quintana (1 4) got the run support he needed after receiving only four runs in his first four starts combined. The left hander had a season high 10 strikeouts. He allowed five hits and two runs one earned and walked two.
Renteria dispatched relievers cheap Dan Jennings jersey, cheap Tommy Kahnle jersey, cheap Nate Jones jersey and cheap David Robertson jersey for three scoreless innings, with Robertson converting his fifth save in five tries.
“They’ve been the epitome of a solid bullpen,” said Renteria, who knocked on a wooden table twice when talking about the unit, which has combined for a 1.96 ERA, second in the majors. “In the end, once you go ahead and put the club ahead, which those guys did, there’s no need to push the envelope with (Quintana) any further. We could get it with the other guys.”
Garcia’s two run homer, his fourth of the season, went to deep centre field to give Chicago a 4 2 lead.
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Chicago’s cheap Jose Abreu jersey and cheap Todd Frazier jersey had consecutive two out RBI doubles in the first inning to open the scoring.
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Right hander cheap Nathan Karns jersey (0 2) took the loss, allowing four runs in six innings for the Royals jerseys, who stranded 11 runners.
“We hit some balls right on the nose, we just couldn’t find holes with them,” Royals jerseys manager Ned Yost said. “I’m encouraged by what I saw.”
The teams will meet again for a four game series starting Monday in Kansas City, part of a 10 game home stand for the Royals jerseys.
Abreu left the game with an injury after flubbing a slow ground ball in the fifth inning. The first baseball jerseys form china baseman was moving to his right for the ball hit by cheap Cheslor Cuthbert jersey, but dropped it and had to leave the game with a mild right hip flexor strain.
Abreu hit two doubles for his fourth straight multi hit game. He will be re evaluated in Detroit ahead of Friday’s game against the Tigers jerseys and is day to day.
Despite trading ace cheap Chris Sale jersey in the off season and Quintana’s early struggles, Chicago is leading the league with a 2.92 ERA. OF cheap Jorge Soler jersey (strained left oblique) is on a rehab assignment in Triple A Omaha. He was injured in spring training.
White Sox jerseys: RHP cheap Juan Minaya jersey was activated from his rehab assignment and optioned to Triple A Charlotte. He was suffering from a strained right abdominal muscle.
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