Cleveland had its share of nice plays and frustrating plays Monday night in a 4-3 loss to the host Chicago White Sox, but McKenzie and Quantrill each expressed confidence in the quality of players in their clubhouse. "It is a tough sport, man, and we care a lot about it," Quantrill said via a Zoom video call Monday night. "We want to win.
First baseman Yu Chang hit Yasmani Grandal with a throw while trying to force him at second base in the ninth inning, allowing Nick Madrigal to score the winning run as Chicago beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Monday night. Eaton homered in his second straight game and rookie Yermín Mercedes got the winning rally started with one out in the ninth when he singled to shortstop against Emmanuel Clase (1-1).
Cleveland Indians (5-4) vs. Chicago White Sox (5-5) Chicago; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Shane Bieber (0-1, 3.65 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 24 strikeouts) White Sox: TBD LINE: White Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Indians face the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. The White Sox went 25-15 in division play in 2020.