Orioles vs White Sox – Game Preview – June 23, 2022

CHICAGO — Rookie Adley Rutschman attacked, doubled and led in three runs to lead the Baltimore Orioles to the troubled Chicago White Sox 4-0 Thursday night.

Ryan Mountcastle had a doubles of his three hits as the Orioles won second in a row and third in four. Dean Kramer threw 5 2/3 innings without goals before three loyalists finished off a nine-shot shot backed by several superb tackles from the Baltimore players.

Rutschman entered batting by switching in the .211 batting only with Homer one and four RBI’s, but the 24-year-old catcher hit 341 (14 for 41) in his last 12 games.

“He’s really talented and there’s always a fix at the major tournaments,” said Baltimore manager Brandon Hyde.

Rochman, who ranked first overall in 2019 from Oregon, said he’s taking a “process-oriented” approach as a hitter and successor. Cramer has bolder predictions for his battery partner.

“I mean, he’s the kind of talented type who can change the dynamic of the club when he’s hot, and he’s definitely going to be very soon,” Kramer said. hitter; ”

Kramer (2-1) worked around seven hits and as many hard hits as the Baltimore players hit the wall. The right-hander hit four goals and walked one on his second straight goalless outing and fourth start since returning from a tense right-hand slash on June 5.

Cramer praised players Anthony Santander, Cedric Mullins and especially Austin Hayes for keeping Chicago off the board.

“I mean, everybody out there, all three of them … they went out and got it today,” Kramer said. “I was very touched.”

Jorge Lopez entered with one in ninth and the runners in first and second. The Orioles cheered Tim Anderson and Andrew Vaughn for his 12th block.

Johnny Koito (1-4) allowed three runs and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings, wrote off seven and walked one into the loss.

“I would say we have to win the game when you get nine hits and a lot of hard hits,” Chicago coach Tony La Russa said. “So we hit a lot of balls hard and couldn’t break through.”

The White Sox lost their second straight — and their injuries worsened.

Assistant accompanist Danny Mendijk will be missing for the rest of the season due to a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Defender Adam Engel is heading to the 10-day list with a right hamstring injury.

Midfielder Lewis Robert has been suspended from the starting line-up due to an unspecified injury. La Russa said he hopes Robert will be available on Friday.

First base officer Jose Abreu had two hits, but was relegated to the designated hitter with a groin problem.

Rochman lined up the Quito blocker 2-2 on the right field field to advance 2-0 Baltimore – the second Homer of his career – on the fourth. Mountcastle was on board after doubling the wall in the center right.

Rochman greeted loyalist Reinaldo Lopez twice down the right lane in sixth to lead in Hayes and extend the Orioles’ lead to 3-0.

It was Mullins’ second hit in the game in the ninth round.

Recycling

One day after becoming the sixth player in Orioles history (since 1954) to hit the course, Austin Hayes settled twice and scored in four strokes.

Hays grabbed a great nose initially on Jake Burger flying down the right lane in eighth to prevent an extra base injury with a sprinter.

ROSTER . MOVES

To fill out Mendek and Engel’s roster, the White Sox summoned INF/OF Gavin Sheets of Triple-A Charlotte and INF Lenyn Sosa of Double-A Birmingham.

The cards started in the right field and hit sixth. He was pushed out by Hayes trying to score in fourth.

Sosa entered second base in sixth place for the first time in the Major League. Josh Harrison, who started in second, left after taking a hit in the shoulder in fifth.

coach room

White Sox: Mendick needs surgery, although no date has been set, and he is expected to be ready for spring training in February. Hitting 0.289 with three hurdles and 15 RBI in 31 games. Mendeck was playing short when he hit left-footed Adam Hassley in a false pop-up in Wednesday’s 9-5 loss to Toronto. … Engel has had a similar hamstring injury before and said that this one didn’t look particularly severe. Chicago moved Eloy Jimenez to its 60-day infected list. Jimenez, who has been out since April 24 with a right hamstring tear, has been rehab in Charlotte.

next one

After the match, Hyde announced a change in his rotation. RHP Austin Voth (0-0, 8.39) will start against Chicago RHP Michael Kopech (2-3, 2.38) Friday night. Baltimore RHB Kyle Pradesh (1-4, 7.38) starts Saturday.

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