Yankees vs. White Sox Post Game Recap 8/22
The Yankees woes in Chicago continued, as the Yankees were swept by the A.L Central leading White Sox by a score of 2-1.
Yankees hitters were dominated by Chris Sale who picked up his 15th win of the season. Sale went 7.2 innings allowing three hits, one walk, one run, and had thirteen strikeouts.
Phil Hughes on almost any other night would have gotten the win with the way he pitched but instead got his 11th loss of the season. Hughes went seven innings allowing five hits, two walks, two runs, and had five strikeouts.
Derek Jeter was able to smack another homerun on Wednesday for his 3rd straight game with a homerun in Chicago. The homerun was Jeter’s 13th of the season his highest amount of homeruns in a season since 2009.
One positive sign for the Yankees was that Robinson Cano who was in an awful slump may be snapping out of it. Cano was able to go 2 for 4 hitting his 33rd double of the season just missing a homerun.
The sweep to the White Sox has opened the door for the Tampa Bay Rays, as the Rays have cut the Yankees lead in the division to only 3 games now.
The Yankees will have a off day on Thursday before starting a series in Cleveland, as C.C Sabathia (12-3, 3.56) will be making his return from the DL to face his former team and their starter Corey Kluber (0-2, 6.27).