Game one on the West Coast. Los Angeles Dodgers
Just a reminder that being in a National League park the pitcher will have to bat, so the DH will have the night off.
The Sox sent into battle Adam Eaton,Gordon Beckham, Jose Abreu, Dayan Viciedo,Alexei Ramirez, Conor Gillaspie, Tyler Flowers, Moises Sierra,
Things were quiet until the top of the fourth inning when Abreu with Beckham on base announced his return tot he line up with a home run to left. The score at the close of the inning was in favor of the Sox 2 – 0
Things fell apart for the Sox at the bottom of the fifth inning when, Kershaw started things off with a single, Matt Kemp was safe at first due to an error by Beckham, Gillaspie committed the second error allowing Hanley Ramirez to reach second and Kershaw to score. Adrian Gonzalez single got Kemp home and tried up the game at 2 a piece. Justin Turner’s single made it 4 – 2 in favor of the Dodgers when Ramirez and Gonzalez crossed the plate. Scott Van Slyke made it 5 – 2 when he scored off a Drew Butera single. *Score at the close of the inning: Dodgers – 5 and Sox – 2
Top of the seventh inning Beckham committed the third error when trying to get Yasiel Puig out at first. Jake Petricka came in to take over for Quintana.
*Final Score Dodgers 5 and White Sox – 2