White Sox MiLB Report: Winston-Salem Wins With Walk-Off Grand Slam
White Sox Single-A Advanced affiliate stages an impressive comeback in extra-innings in its series victory at home. Triple-A Charlotte blows save.
Chicago White Sox Single-A Advanced affiliate Winston-Salem won another series at home on Monday night. The Dash were able to stage an impressive 12-10 comeback win in the 10th inning with a walk-off grand slam over the Buies Creek Astros.
Laz Rivera hit the grand slam with the Dash trailing 10-8 in the 10th inning. Winston-Salem trailed against the Astros early in the game. After trailing 8-2 in the seventh inning, the Dash scored six runs to tie the game. Buies Creek would go back on top in the 10th inning by scoring two runs.
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Although the Dash trailed again, Rivera was able to hit a grand slam with two outs to give Winston-Salem another series victory. The Dash haven’t lost a series in the second half and currently, have the best record of any White Sox affiliate this season at 58-37. With the Dash losing many top prospects after the Single-A All-Star break, the team has continued to win.
Some of the Sox top prospects are still in Winston-Salem and have been performing well recently. Gavin Sheets, the Sox 11th-ranked prospect had two hits in the team’s win on Monday. He’s hitting .361 with seven RBI’s in his last 10 games. Blake Rutherford, the Sox seventh-ranked prospect is hitting .359 with eight RBI’s in his previous 10 games. Rutherford had one hit on Monday night.
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As Winston-Salem won on Monday, Triple-A Charlotte would lose at home. The Knights were defeated by the Pawtucket Red Sox 8-6. Eloy Jimenez had two hits in his second game since returning from injury. Nicky Delmonico, who is on a rehab assignment, went 3-for-5 with two RBI’s for Charlotte. Thyago Vieira blew the save in the 9th inning as the Red Sox scored three runs after trailing 6-5.
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Pawtucket Red Sox 8-Charlotte Knights 6
Birmingham Barons 9-Tennessee Smokies 2
Winston-Salem Dash 12-Buies Creek Astros 10 F/10
Kannapolis Intimidators 7-Hagerstown Suns 6
Great Falls Voyagers 5-Grand Junction Rockies 0