ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dane Dunning allowed one hit in seven dominant innings towards his former workforce for his first win since April, and Adolis García drove in 5 runs because the Texas Rangers shut out the Chicago White Sox 8-0 on Saturday night time.
Chicago’s lone hit towards Dunning was an infield single up the center by Yoán Moncada with two outs within the second. Yasmani Grandal doubled off Taylor Hearn with two outs within the ninth for the one different White Sox hit.
Dunning (2-6) struck out six and walked one, profitable for the primary time in 16 begins since a 3-1 victory April 30 over Atlanta. Chicago traded the right-hander to Texas in a December 2020 deal for pitcher Lance Lynn.
Ezequiel Duran hit Michael Kopech’s first pitch of the third into the Rangers’ bullpen in right-center for a house run. With two outs, two walks and a single by Corey Seager loaded the bases for García. He lined a 3-1 pitch for a two-run single and a 3-0 lead.
Kopech (4-8) bought out of the third with a groundout by Leody Taveras on the thirty eighth pitch of the inning.
García added a three-run double within the seventh, equaling a profession excessive together with his fifth five-RBI recreation — all at house.
The bespectacled Dunning is 2-1 at house this season. His win over Chicago was the seventh of his profession at Globe Life Field, tied for probably the most by any pitcher with Jordan Lyles, whose seventh win on the stadium got here simply 4 days earlier when the Orioles beat the Rangers 8-2.
Texas had gained solely one in all Dunning’s earlier 12 begins, however he was the shedding pitcher in simply 4 of these.
On this night time, Dunning bought 12 outs on the bottom and solely three within the air.
Texas had given Dunning simply 3.45 runs of help per 9 innings during the last two seasons, second-lowest within the majors to Miami ace Sandy Alcantara (3.24).
Kopech was eliminated with two runners on and one out within the fourth. One scored on a wild pitch by reliever Jose Ruiz.
In his final six street begins, Kopech is 2-4 with a 6.00 ERA in 27 innings.
White Sox: RHP Reynaldo Lopez (decrease again pressure) threw a simulated recreation. “He was in command of it,” supervisor Tony La Russa stated. Lopez is predicted to come back off the 15-day injured record on the primary day he is eligible for Tuesday’s doubleheader at Kansas City.
Rangers: RHP Joe Barlow (blister on index finger) made his second rehab look at Double-A Frisco. He matched his first recreation Wednesday, permitting just one stroll in 1 2/3 innings.
White Sox: RHP Lucas Giolito (7-6, 5.06 ERA) pitches the finale of the four-game sequence Sunday. He is 2-0 in 4 profession begins towards the Rangers.
Rangers: RHP Spencer Howard (2-3, 6.82) will full a seven-game house stand by which Texas is 2-4.
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