The Chicago White Sox were on their way to another victory and a five-game lead in the American League Central but the Toronto Blue Jays came back and won the game. Lance Lynn dominated on the mound and only gave up one run. He left ready to claim yet another win but it was for not as they blew it in the 8th inning. Some bad luck and errors allowed the Blue Jays to score enough runs to win the game.
Aaron Bummer is going to take some heat for the loss but it wasn’t all his fault. A drop third strike resulting in a baserunner isn’t his fault and multiple infield errors aren’t either. It is horrible that he walked Vladimir Guerrero Jr. with the bases loaded but a lot of factors led to that. Hopefully, Bummer is able to come out strong in his next start because he truly is a remarkable pitcher.
Steve Stone is a very good Chicago White Sox broadcaster who makes great points.
When the game was over, Steve Stone’s comments were perfect. He said that the White Sox gave the game away. That is spot-on analysis because they absolutely gave it away. They should have won the game but they allowed it to slip away. They gave the Blue Jays free outs more than once and they even gave them free runs. Lance Lynn was brilliant and it was all for not.
Steve Stone knows that the White Sox should have had it. He has seen a lot of baseball. He also knows that it was one game out of 162 isn’t going to hurt anything. The Cleveland Indians also lost so the White Sox maintain their 4.0 game lead in the American League Central Division. There is a lot of season left for the White Sox to clean up stuff like that.
One unfortunate thing that came out of the game was the injury to Nick Madrigal. He has been an impressive player so far this season so the hope is that he is okay. It would be tough to lose him after all the injuries that the White Sox have dealt with so far this season. It is time to see them stop.
Having someone like Steve Stone give comments like that after the broadcast is really nice. He has the ability to put things in such a way that calms you down as a fan. Yes, the White Sox didn’t need to lose that game but those happen. They need to come out tonight and get a big win against a very good Blue Jays team.