The Chicago White Sox had an early Sunday morning game to cap off their series with the Boston Red Sox. They came in winners of five straight games and looking for their second straight sweep (they swept the Chicago Cubs earlier in the week).
Dallas Keuchel was on the mound to start this one which has been a problem for the White Sox over the last month or so. However, he had one of the best starts that he had in recent years as he shut down the Red Sox for the most part. He allowed eight hits but he only gave up two runs.
The White Sox scored three runs and the bullpen shut Boston down the rest of the way to preserve the win. It was a great way to pick up that sixth straight win and get them back over .500 for the first time since the losing streak. The White Sox are officially back.
Everyone knows that the White Sox are better than how they played before the winning streak. This is a roster that is good enough to win the American League Central and then go on to make a deep run in the playoffs.
The Chicago White Sox earned a big series sweep over the Boston Red Sox.
With elite players all over the roster, they need the supporting cast to be as good as they have been over these six wins. It has been great to see and we can only hope that they keep it going all season long.
This team has things going right for them right now. Of course, all baseball teams lose games but the White Sox needed this level of play right now to get them out of the slight hole that they dug themselves out of. Now, they are in striking distance of first place where they expect to be.
This sweep is over a Boston Red Sox team that has a horrid record now but they have some scary bats in their lineup. They came into this series with cold bats and the White Sox kept it that way. They need to keep that level of play going into this upcoming week with some big opponents coming up.
It will start on Monday with the Cleveland Guardians in town. Michael Kopech will get things started as he will face Zach Plesac. This could be the week that they get Yoan Moncada back as well which should really help the lineup out a lot.
The weather is also supposed to really start turning in the Chicagoland area which will make it a very fun time to play baseball. It will be great to see the White Sox compete in those conditions and try to get their team back to full strength.