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Game Story

As openers go, this one was promising for the Chicago White Sox. Alejandro De Aza hit two homers, and Jose Abreu had two hits in his major league debut to back Chris Sale and lead the White Sox to a 5-3 season-opening victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday. ''It's a big deal because of what...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Min 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 7 0
CWS 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 X 5 11 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Chi White Sox
Alejandro De AzaDFP
homered to deep right,
José AbreuDFP
scored
MIN 0 - CWS 2
Top 3rd: Minnesota
Kurt SuzukiDFP
singled to shallow left,
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
and
Aaron HicksDFP
scored
MIN 2 - CWS 2
Bottom 3rd: Chi White Sox
José AbreuDFP
singled to left,
Adam EatonDFP
scored,
Conor GillaspieDFP
to third
MIN 2 - CWS 3
Adam DunnDFP
hit sacrifice fly to shortstop,
Conor GillaspieDFP
scored
MIN 2 - CWS 4
Bottom 6th: Chi White Sox
Alejandro De AzaDFP
homered to deep right
MIN 2 - CWS 5
Top 8th: Minnesota
Kurt SuzukiDFP
singled to shallow center,
Aaron HicksDFP
scored
MIN 3 - CWS 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Minnesota

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Brian DozierDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .000
Kurt SuzukiDFP
C
4 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Joe MauerDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Josh WillinghamDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
Chris ColabelloDFP
DH
4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .500
Trevor PlouffeDFP
3B
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .250
Oswaldo ArciaDFP
RF
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .000
Aaron HicksDFP
CF
3 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .667
Pedro FlorimónDFP
SS
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Eduardo EscobarDFP
PH-SS
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
Totals 32 3 7 3 0 1 10 0 10
Batting
2B - C Colabello (1, M Lindstrom); T Plouffe (1, C Sale); A Hicks (1, C Sale)
S - P Florimon
RBI - K Suzuki 3 (3)
2-out RBI - K Suzuki 3
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Arcia 2
GIDP - T Plouffe
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
Outfield assists - O Arcia
DP - 2 (T Plouffe-B Dozier-J Mauer, P Florimon-B Dozier-J Mauer)

Chi White Sox

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Adam EatonDFP
CF
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Marcus SemienDFP
2B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
Conor GillaspieDFP
3B
3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333
José AbreuDFP
1B
4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500
Adam DunnDFP
DH
2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 .000
Avisail GarcíaDFP
RF
4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .500
Alejandro De AzaDFP
LF
4 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 3 .500
Alexei RamírezDFP
SS
3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667
Tyler FlowersDFP
C
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .000
Totals 31 5 11 5 2 2 6 0 9
Batting
2B - C Gillaspie (1, R Nolasco); J Abreu (1, R Nolasco)
HR - A De Aza 2 (2, 2nd inning off R Nolasco 1 on, 2 Out, 6th inning off R Nolasco 0 on, 1 Out)
SF - A Dunn
RBI - J Abreu (1), A Dunn (1), A De Aza 3 (3)
2-out RBI - A De Aza 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Dunn 1, A De Aza 1
GIDP - M Semien, A Garcia
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
DP - 1 (A Ramirez-M Semien-J Abreu)

Pitching

Minnesota

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Ricky NolascoDFP
(L, 0-1)
6.0 10 5 5 2 4 2 2.00 7.50
Anthony SwarzakDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 0.00
Casey FienDFP
0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 0.00
Caleb ThielbarDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Chi White Sox

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Chris SaleDFP
(W, 1-0)
7.1 5 3 3 1 8 0 0.82 3.68
Ronald BelisarioDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.00 0.00
Donnie VealDFP
(HLD, 1)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Matt LindstromDFP
(SV, 1)
1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.00 0.00
Pitching
WP - R Nolasco
Pitches-strikes - R Nolasco 93-59; A Swarzak 24-19; C Fien 11-7; C Thielbar 2-2; C Sale 108-70; R Belisario 8-5; D Veal 5-3; M Lindstrom 12-11
Ground balls-fly balls - R Nolasco 10-7; A Swarzak 1-0; C Fien 2-0; C Thielbar 0-1; C Sale 10-5; R Belisario 1-0; D Veal 1-0; M Lindstrom 1-2
Batters faced - R Nolasco 27; A Swarzak 3; C Fien 3; C Thielbar 1; C Sale 27; R Belisario 2; D Veal 1; M Lindstrom 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:35.
Umpires: HP--Dale Scott. 1B--Dan Iassogna. 2B--CB Bucknor. 3B--Hal Gibson.
Weather: 65 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 22 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 37,422.