CHICAGO (AP) — Jordan Danks hit his first major league homer in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Chicago White Sox overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Friday night.
With two outs in the ninth, Danks sent the first pitch he saw from Pat Neshek (1-1) deep into the right-field seats for a solo shot.READ MORE: United Center Welcoming Back Fans For First Time In Over A Year For Bulls Home Game
Brett Myers (1-1) pitched a scoreless inning to help the AL Central leaders win for the 11th time in 16 games. Dayan Viciedo tied it at 3 with a solo homer in the seventh, snapping a 5-for-43 slump.READ MORE: Lion Electric To Build School Bus And Truck Factory In Joliet, Bringing Hundreds Of Jobs To Illinois
A’s starter Brandon McCarthy came off the disabled list to make his first start since June 19. He had been sidelined with a strained shoulder.MORE NEWS: 3 Killed In Black Powder Explosion At Starved Rock State Park
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