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White Sox Edge Royals Split Double Header

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Eloy Jimenez had three hits and one walk as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals, 3-2, in Game 2 of a doubleheader on Tuesday night.

Two clubs split the twin buildings.

Davis Martin (2-3), his 27th call-up in the White Sox doubleheader, allowed 1 run in 5 2/3 innings where he got 3 hits. He walked one and hit three.

Liam Hendricks recorded his 23rd save in his 26th chance.

Jonathan Heasley (1-7), his 27th player for the Royals, lost. He allowed 2 runs on 7 hits in 5 his 1/3 innings. He walked his one and he took five. However, he allowed two solo homers.

Between games in the doubleheader, White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson was placed on his 10-day injured list with a sagittal tear in his left middle finger. did. He was injured on a check swing in his final at-bat in Saturday's win over Texas.

He will be sidelined for up to six weeks. The White Sox are battling for the lead in the American League Central, but losing Anderson could be costly.

The White Sox took the lead in the third inning when Lenin Sosa hit his first major league home run. He hit a curveball through the left center field wall into a 428-foot-tall fountain.

Vinnie Pascantino equalized with his fourth inning, a 404-foot shot to right. He became the 13th Royal to hit home runs in both games of a doubleheader. The last time he did it was 2017's Whit He Merrifield.

Yoan Moncada hit a home run in his sixth inning to give White back his Sox lead. He flew 426 feet to right center field.

The White Sox added one on a double by Gavin Sheetos in his eighth inning.

In the ninth inning, Nick Pratt's sacrifice fly tied the Royals 3-2. The Royals won the first game, 4–2, thanks to Brady Singer's excellent pitching performance and his two-run homers to Pascantino and Pratt.

– Field Level Media