The Chicago White Sox are in the middle of their worst stretch of the season and it is coming at the most important time of the year. They came into last week’s series against the Cleveland Guardians needing to take a minimum of two games in order to survive.
Instead, they allowed Cleveland to sweep them. Since then, they haven’t won since. The same can still be said after Tuesday night’s embarrassing loss to the Minnesota Twins on the road. Neither team has anything to be proud about as they were both pathetic in September but the Twins took this one.
This is a team that looks checked out as they have now lost 7 straight games. Honestly, the Twins passing them and getting a worse draft pick is probably a good idea at this point. There are still five more games left in the season series with three others against the San Diego Padres.
Lance Lynn was on the mound in this one and he was a little off. Bailey Ober was on the mound for the Twins and he shut down the White Sox’s pathetic offense with relative ease. Even if Lynn threw a no-hitter he would have lost because of the White Sox offense.
It is important that Lynn goes into the offseason and gets himself back to 100 percent because we know how good he can be when he is on his game. The injury and lack of help from his teammates did him no favors this year.
The Chicago White Sox should be ashamed of their performance on Tuesday.
When we say the offense was pathetic, it literally was. There were three total baserunners for the White Sox as they had two hits off the bat of Yoan Moncada and AJ Pollock. Every single player in the starting lineup had at least one strikeout and five of the nine had two strikeouts.
It is clear that they are not going to the playoffs but it is insulting to see them go out and give that kind of effort. It was as pathetic (there is a theme here) of an effort as you can ask for from the White Sox.
It is so obvious that they don’t care anymore. There need to be multiple changes so that it is known that what happened this year is unacceptable. Everyone who makes decisions for this team should be on the hot seat. We’ll see how they respond in these next two vs the Twins.