By Jerry Díaz / @ Jerryto94
The Chicago White Sox continue to advance comfortably towards the American League Central Division Pennant. This Sunday night at Sunday Night Baseball, the South Chicagoans beat their city neighbors, the Cubs, as visitors.
In a game played at Wrigley Field, 39,412 fans witnessed the White Sox’s 9 × 3 victory. Yoan Moncada and José Abreu were not able to take advantage of the 17-mile-per-hour wind.
Yoan moncada He could not hit a hit in two official chances, although he tied a personal best in walks. The Cienfuegos man received three walks, matching his highest number, achieved five times previously, the last of them on July 11, 2021 against the Baltimore Orioles. Whenever Moncada receives three walks during his career, the White Sox has won.
In total 2-0, he also struck out and scored. Their frequencies were at .254 / .373 / .391 (AVG / OBP / SLG)
Jose Abreu He singled in five at-bats with a strikeout and a run scored. (.247 / .332 / .463)
Performance of the rest of the Cubans on August 8, 2021 in the Major Leagues
Yordan alvarez he drove in for the fourth straight game and reached 74 on the season. In the game he was 4-2 with one scored. The player from Las Tunas reached a total of 400 bases in his MLB career. (.286 / .350 / .528).
Aledmys Diaz he is still in great shape and completed his 6th multi-hit game since his return from injury (11 games). The Villa Clara went 5-2 with his 29 RBI of the season. (.287 / .335 / .476).
Yandy Diaz pinch-off and hit tow 39 of 2021 with a sacrifice fly (.253 / .362 / .372).
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. He didn’t get to join the Blue Jays hitting party. The Spaniard went blank after four visits to the batter’s box with a strikeout included. (.259 / .293 / .419).
Yadiel Hernandez it got its 4th multihits of the month of August. The man from Matanzas went 4-2 with a pair of singles. (.310 / .362 / .437).
Jorge Soler of 4-0 (.202 / .299 / .392).
Guillermo Heredia came out and played only defense.
Jose Iglesias singled and struck out twice, 4-1 (.273 / .302 / .392)
Jose Adolis he reached base a couple of times. He was 3-1 late on a base on balls (.251 / .296 / .486).
Andy Ibanez of 4-0 (.216 / .267 / .353).