— Wearing their new blue-and-yellow uniforms, the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 Saturday when Marwin Gonzalez homered to key a four-run rally in the eighth inning.
— Slumping José Ramírez connected for a go-ahead, two-run homer off Lance Lynn in the sixth inning and the Cleveland Indians bounced back from being no-hit, beating the Chicago White Sox 4-2 Thursday.
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Carlos Rodon's bid for perfection ended with 1 out in the 9th Wed. when he hit a batter, but he still achieved a no-hitter. Another such effort in Chicago, 9/2/72, came within a strike of a perfect game when the Cubs' Milt Pappas walked the Padres' 27th hitter, Larry Stahl, after being ahead in the count 1-2. He retired the next two batters, then forever blamed the ump for the walk. For our 2007 story on this, see: http://www.espn.com/espn/print?id=3019597.
White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon threw a no-hitter against the Indians on Wednesday, losing a perfect game in the ninth inning in Chicago's 8-0 win
— Carlos Rodón threw the majors' second no-hitter of the season Wednesday night, losing his bid for a perfect game on a hit batter in the ninth inning, and the Chicago White Sox cruised to an 8-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
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— AL Cy Young Award winner Shane Bieber pitched three-hit ball over nine innings for Cleveland while Lucas Giolito nearly matched him before the Indians broke through in the 10th to beat the Chicago White Sox 2-0 on Tuesday night.
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— First baseman Yu Chang hit Yasmani Grandal with a throw trying to force him at second base as Nick Madrigal raced home with the winning run in the ninth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Monday night.
— Michael A. Taylor scored when Garrett Crochet misplayed Andrew Benintendi's bunt in the 10th inning, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
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— Kyle Seager became the beneficiary of Ty France's ability to be a pest at the plate.
— Jose Abreu hammered a grand slam into the second deck for his 200th career home run, Luis Robert and Zack Collins both went deep for the first time this season and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 10-4 on Tuesday night.
Lance Lynn had his way with the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, striking out 11 with no walks in a complete-game shutout as the Chicago White Sox won 6-0.
— Lance Lynn pitched a five-hitter for the first complete game and shutout in the major leagues this season, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 6-0 on a rainy Thursday.
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