Moncada shines at bat and White Sox overwhelm Athletics

Moncada shines at bat and White Sox overwhelm Athletics

Yoán Moncada had five hits in six at-bats with two homers and five RBIs, Dylan Cease struck out nine in six scoreless innings and the Chicago White Sox routed the Oakland Athletics 14-2 on Thursday.

The 14 touchdowns were a season high for Chicago, which has won seven of its last nine games. Additionally, he finished with 21 hits, including 10 extra-base hits.

Romy González had four hits in five at-bats, with one home run and three RBIs. Elvis Andrus, who was released by the A’s in August, and Eloy Jimenez also knocked her out of the park.

Cease (14-6) got the win after giving up three hits and walking two. He reached 206 strikeouts this year, the seventh pitcher on the team to break the 200 barrier in multiple seasons.

JP Sears (5-2) took the loss after giving up a career-high six runs on eight hits and a walk over two innings.

For the White Sox, Venezuelan Elvis Andrus 5-2, with three runs scored and two RBIs. Dominicans Eloy Jiménez 5-1, with two runs scored and two produced; Leury Garcia 1-0. Cubans Yoan Moncada 6-5, with three runs scored and five RBIs; Jose Abreu 4-2.

For the Athletics, the Dominicans Ramón Laureano 3-0; Dermis Garcia 4-1; Cristian Pache 4-0. Puerto Rican Vimael Machín 4-1.

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