CLEVELAND (AP) — Chicago starter Dylan Stop left after being struck on the correct arm by a comebacker within the sixth inning because the White Sox beat Cleveland 1-0 on Friday night in Indians ace Shane Bieber’s return.
The White Sox said Stop has a correct triceps contusion and that X-rays own been detrimental.
Bieber retired all nine hitters he confronted in his first originate for the Indians since June 13. The reigning AL Cy Young Award winner omitted over three months attributable to a strained correct shoulder.
Luis Robert hit a leadoff home bustle within the fifth for the White Sox, who clinched the AL Central on Thursday no matter going by key accidents to quite a lot of players.
Stop (13-7) struck out nine and allowed three hits in 5 1/3 innings, decreasing his ERA to three.95. Craig Kimbrel struck out the side within the eighth and Liam Hendricks pitched the ninth for his 35th attach.
Stop breezed into the sixth but used to be hit on his pitching arm by a one-hopper from Bradley Zimmer that rolled within the relief of the mound with one out. Stop grabbed his arm and knelt within the relief of the mound.
Chicago manager Tony La Russa, pitching coach Ethan Katz, a staff trainer and the White Sox infielders surrounded Stop, who obtained to his toes and walked on the infield grass.
Stop threw just a few pitches from the mound to catcher Zack Collins but walked to the dugout after a discussion with La Russa.
Bieber struck out three and threw 34 pitches. Cleveland period in-between manager DeMarlo Hale said sooner than the sport that Bieber might be on a pitch count. He threw 57 pitches in a minor league rehab sport Sunday.
Bieber, who made it definite for the duration of his prolonged rehab that he wished to attain this season, is 7-4 with a 3.17 ERA in 15 starts. He went 8-1 with a 1.63 ERA in 12 starts for the duration of the shortened 2020 season.
Robert homered off Trevor Stephan (3-1), extending his hitting dawdle to 13 video games. The blast came on an 0-2 pitch and cleared the wall in left-center.
Cleveland left-hander Anthony Gose, making his second predominant league appearance as a pitcher, struck out three in 1 1/3 innings.
White Sox correct-hander Mike Wright Jr. served the first of a two-sport suspension Friday after Main League Baseball dominated he intentionally threw on the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani finest week.
Indians shortstop Amed Rosario used to be activated from the COVID-19 list. He had previously been on the bereavement list and omitted additional time attributable to smartly being and security protocols.
White Sox: OF Adam Engel used to be out of the lineup after feeling discomfort in his leg running the bases in Thursday’s second sport.
White Sox: RHP Lance Lynn (10-5, 2.47) hasn’t won since July 25. He’ll invent his third originate since coming off the injured list (sore correct knee) on Sept. 10.
Indians: Rookie RHP Eli Morgan (3-7, 5.68) outpitched Yankees ace Gerrit Cole on Sept. 19, allowing one bustle in six innings.
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