Oakland Coliseum - Oakland

Week of September 6-12, 2021

Adam Engel to Rehab

Adam Engel CF 15
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September 7—Outfielder Adam Engel has been assigned to rehab at Charlotte Knights (AAA). Engel has been on the IL since August 16 with left shoulder inflammation.

Three-Game Series at Oakland Athletics

Athletics win series 2-1

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 8:40 pm CDT
Oakland Coliseum
Jimmy Lambert, RHP vs.
Athletics / James Kaprielian, RHP

W, 6-3, 80-58 (.580), W1 | WP: Jimmy Lambert (1-1, 6.23) | S: Liam Hendriks (33) | Game 138

➤ Yoán Moncada goes 3-for-5, extending his hitting streak to 19 consecutive games.

Possible InjuryEloy Jiménez takes a foul ball to the knee.

DEFENSE: In his sixth MLB appearance (2 in 2020), starter Jimmy Lambert earns his first major league win, giving up 1 R/ER on 3 H (2 BB, 2 SO) in 5.0 IP. Lambert was to be the first leg of a bullpen game, but gets himself into the zone in the 3rd, retiring all but one batter in his last three innings. Garrett Crochet goes 1-2-3 (0 SO) in the 6th. Ryan Tepera throws BB, K, GO double play in the 7th. It takes both Ryan Burr (2 H, 2 R/ER, 0 BB, 0 SO in ⅓ IP) and Craig Kimbrel (1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 SO in ⅔ IP) to get out of the 8th. Liam Hendriks goes 1-2-3 (1 SO) in the 9th. OFFENSE: With one out in the 1st, Yasmani Grandal run-scoring BB scores Luis Robert (singled, advanced to 3B on Yoán Moncada double), and 3 are left stranded. In the 5th, Gavin Sheets RBI 1B scores Eloy Jiménez (singled, advanced to 2B on Yasmani Grandal single), César Hernández 2-run 1B scores Yasmani Grandal (singled, advanced to 2B on Gavin Sheets single, advanced to 3B on Leury Garcia single) and Gavin Sheets. Brian Goodwin 2-run 1B scores Yoán Moncada (doubled, advanced to 3B on wild pitch) and José Abreu (walked, advanced to 2B on wild pitch) in the 8th. Watch game highlights from mlb.com:

Eloy Jiménez Day to Day

Eloy Jiménez LF 74
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September 8—Eloy Jiménez suffered a right knee contusion last night when struck by an errant foul ball. He remains on the active roster.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 8:40 pm CDT
Oakland Coliseum
Dallas Keuchel, LHP vs.
Athletics / Frankie Montas, RHP

L, 5-1, 80-59 (.576), L1 | LP: Dallas Keuchel (8-9, 5.33) | Game 139

➤ Yoán Moncada goes 0-for-3, ending his hitting streak at 19 as of (9/7).

DEFENSE: Dallas Keuchel gives up 5 R/ER on 8 H (1 BB, 3 SO) in 5⅔ IP. José Ruiz retires 4 of 5 A’s (1 SO) and Mike Wright, Jr. retires 3 of 4. OFFENSE: In the 5th, César Hernández reaches on a FC, as Leury García (doubled, advanced to 3B on Brian Goodwin single) scores the only run on an E3. Athletics starter Frankie Montas deals to win, striking out 7 White Sox (2 BB) through 7.0 IP. Watch game highlights from mlb.com:

Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 2:37 pm CDT
Oakland Coliseum
Reynaldo López, RHP vs.
Athletics / Sean Manaea, LHP

L, 3-1, 80-60 (.571), L2 | LP: Reynaldo López (3-2, 2.05) | Game 140

DEFENSE: Reynaldo López is solid through 5.0 IP, giving up 3 R (1 ER) on 6 H (3 BB, 2 SO), but makes a fateful throwing error in the 3rd that costs him the game. A wild pickoff attempt allows Sterling Marte to score from 2B (Marte had stolen 2B). Matt Olson advances to 3B on the error, then scores on a sac fly, making it 2-1 A’s. Ryan Burr, Aaron Bummer and Ryan Tepera each pitch a hitless inning with 0 BB and 2 SO. OFFENSE: José Abreu RBI 1B brings in César Hernández (doubled), in the 3rd. Athletics starter Sean Manaea strikes out 9 White Sox, issuing just 1 BB, through 7.0 IP. Watch game highlights from mlb.com:

September 10—Lance Lynn activated from IL

Three-Game Series vs. Boston Red Sox

White Sox win series 2-1

Friday, September 10, 2021 at 7:10 pm CDT
Guaranteed Rate Field
Carlos Rodón, LHP vs.
Red Sox / Tanner Houck, RHP

W, 4-3, 81-60 (.574), W1 | WP: Carlos Rodón (12-5, 2.38) | S: Liam Hendriks (34) | Game 141

DEFENSE: Carlos Rodón delivers again, allowing 1 R/ER on 3 H (0 BB, 7 SO) on 5.0 IP. In the 6th, Michael Kopech strikes out 2, then BB, 1B, before Aaron Bummer steps in to make the last out. In the 7th, Ryan Tepera goes 3B, RBI GO, 1B (SB on WP), RBI 1B, FC, before Garrett Crochet steps in to make the last out. It’s 4-3 Sox. Craig Kimbrel pitches a hitless 8th (1 BB, 2 SO), and Liam Hendriks pitches a scoreless 9th (1H, 0 BB, 0 SO) for the save. OFFENSE: José Abreu 3-run HR (29), on an 0-2 count, scores César Hernández (walked) and Yoán Moncada (singled), in the 3rd. Luis Robert RBI 1B scores Gavin Sheets (reached on E4), in the 4th. Red Sox starter Tanner Houck is out after 3⅔, after giving up the 4 runs (3 BB, 1 SO). The Red Sox bullpen strike out 6. Watch game highlights from mlb.com:

Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 6:10 pm CDT
Guaranteed Rate Field – Sox Crawl
Dylan Cease, RHP vs.
Red Sox / Connor Seabold, RHP

L, 9-8, 81-61 (.570), L1 | LP: Mike Wright, Jr. (0-1, 3.86) | Game 142

Game highlights from mlb.com

Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 1:10 pm CDT
Guaranteed Rate Field
Lance Lynn, RHP vs.
Red Sox / Nick Pivetta, RHP

W, 2-1, 82-61 (.573), W1 | WP: Craig Kimbrel (4-4, 2.18) | Game 143

Leury Garcia walk-off HR.

Game highlights from mlb.com

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