White Sox: Complete sweep of Pittsburgh Pirates

Vincent Parise
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - AUGUST 26: Starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel #60 of the Chicago White Sox delivers the ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Guaranteed Rate Field on August 26, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - AUGUST 26: Starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel #60 of the Chicago White Sox delivers the ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Guaranteed Rate Field on August 26, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) /
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The Chicago White Sox have swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in pretty dominating fashion.

It all started on Tuesday night when the Chicago White Sox took the field against the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was an incredible mismatch as the Sox are emerging into one of the league’s top teams while the Pirates are one of the league’s very worst teams. It was said that the White Sox needed to play hard so they aren’t humbled but if they did play hard, they would win. Well, they played hard and had a few special performances.

The first performance came on Tuesday night. It was one of the most memorable games in the history of the Chicago White Sox as Lucas Giolito threw a no-hitter. It was the 19th in White Sox history which put them alone in first place for the most in the history of the American League. It was surely an exciting game for all fans to watch as it felt like the next big step for this team.

They followed it up with another big Wednesday performance. They put up a 10-spot on the Pirates and won the game 10-3. This was a big performance by all of the players in the starting lineup. Believe it or not, Luis Robert was the only one not to have a hit in this game but he got the White Sox on the board in the second inning with his sacrifice fly that scored Eloy Jimenez.

Danny Mendick, Eloy Jimenez, Jose Abreu, and Edwin Encarnacion all hit home runs in the game as well. They got offense in many different ways which were great to see. They need to keep this going both offensively and defensively and that will propel them into the playoffs. This has been fun so hopefully, it can continue.

Hot. White Sox defense deserves so much credit in no-hitter. light

Speaking of pitching, Lucas Giolito wasn’t the only good starting pitcher in this two-game series. Dallas Keuchel didn’t quite throw a no-hitter but he was very good in this second game. This 1-2 punch gives us so much confidence that they have a chance to be a threat in the playoffs. Dallas was a brilliant addition to this team and proves it more and more every day. This was an awesome series that the White Sox swept and now it is time to take on Kansas City.

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