Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - The Chicago White Sox rallied for three runs in
the eighth inning to edge the LA Angels on Anaheim 5-4 in the opener of a
four-game set at Angels Stadium.
Alejandro De Aza singled then moved to third on an Alexei Ramirez base hit.
Alex Rios went down swinging but a wild pitch allowed De Aza to score. Adam
Dunn's single pushed Ramirez across, to chase Dane De La Rosa (1-1) from the
The Halos turned to Michael Kohn who didn't fair much better. Kohn issued
three straight walks, including a free pass to Jeff Keppinger with the bases
loaded, to force in the winning run.
The Angels put a runner on third with two outs in the home half, but Keppinger
made a diving stop on a Howie Kendrick grounder up the middle and fired to
first to end the threat.
Addison Reed worked a perfect ninth to pick up his 13th save of the season.
Matt Lindstrom (2-2) got the final out of the seventh inning to earn the win.
Starter Jose Quintana gave up four runs on six hits over 6 2/3 innings.
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