Left-hander Carlos Rodon pitched the 20th no-hitter in Chicago White Sox franchise history on Wednesday, striking out seven and allowing one hit batsman to defeat the visiting Cleveland Indians 8-0. Rodon (2-0) retired 27 of the 28 batters he faced, including the first 25. The next batter, Yu Chang, was called out on strikes, and Jordan Luplow bounced out to third baseman Yoan Moncada to end the game.
White Sox manager Tony La Russa cited encouraging feedback from Triple-A manager Wes Helms after Anderson worked out Wednesday at Chicago's alternate training site in adjacent Schaumburg, Ill. "I got a text from Wes about his work, and everything was outstanding, check-marked to the box," La Russa said. "He says he moved great, took a bunch of ground balls, threw the ball, no problems fielding.
ERA) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: White Sox -142, Indians +122; over/under is 8 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago White Sox face the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. The White Sox went 25-15 in division play in 2020. Chicago averaged 8.9 hits with 3.3 extra base hits per game and 6 total triples last season.