Yordano Ventura Tagged With Loss in White Sox-Royals Match
Chicago got 5 1/3 innings of work from Erik Johnson en route to a 6-5 victory over Kansas City on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The White Sox were a +119 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Erik Johnson earned the victory for the White Sox, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Conor Gillaspie in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Yordano Ventura worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Addison Reed who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.