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2021 American League Division Series: White Sox stave off elimination with Game 3 victory over Astros

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The Chicago White Sox have lower the Houston Astros lead within the American League Division Series to 2-1 with a 12-6 victory at (*3*) Rate Field.

Dylan Cease was knocked out after 1 2/3 innings, permitting three runs. Tyler Kopech additionally allowed three runs, however picked up the win. 

Astros starter Luis Garcia allowed 5 runs over 2 2/3 innings whereas Yimi Garcia took the loss, surrendering 4 runs. 

White Sox offensive explosion results in blowout victory 

Tim Anderson led off the underside of the primary inning with a single and after two lineouts, Yasmani Grandal walked and Eloy Jimenez singled dwelling Anderson to stake Chicago to a 1-0 lead.

Cease fell aside within the second, strolling Yordan Alvarez and Carlos Correa. Kyle Tucker drove them each in with a double to right-center and Jake Meyers made it 3-1 with a single.

Tucker elevated the lead with his second dwelling run of the collection and it was now 5-1, Tyler Kopech having relieved Cease. Garcia settled down within the second, but it surely all got here aside for him within the third.

Luis Robert walked and Grandal blasted a two-run, opposite-field homer. Yoan Moncada and Gavin Sheets stroked two-out singles and Leurys Garcia crushed a three-run shot that abruptly put the White Sox forward 6-5.

Houston instantly tied the sport after a two-out rally. Jose Altuve walked adopted by consecutive singles by Michael Brantley and Alex Bregman, the latter driving in Altuve.

Yimi Garcia relieved Luis Garcia and he promptly gave up singles to Anderson, Robert and Jose Abreu, placing the White Sox forward for good. Zack Greinke made his first-ever aid look within the playoffs and he allowed two extra runs to make it a 9-6 rating.

After the Houston bullpen held Chicago down, Brooks Raley, the final man left for Dusty Baker, gave up three runs on 4 hits. The Astros offense did not get successful after the fourth inning because the White Sox remained alive within the collection.

Game 4 re-scheduled

Game 4 was scheduled for Monday afternoon at 3:37pm, however inclement climate pressured the sport to be pushed again to Tuesday at 2:07pm.

Baker has chosen to start out Game 1 winner Lance McCullers Jr. whereas Carlos Rodon will take the hill for Chicago. Coverage is on Fox Sports 1 with Adam Amin, A.J. Pierzynski and Tom Verducci.

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