Louis Robert Jr., White Sox Blast Braves

Luis Robert Jr. launched a two-run homer among his four hits, and Jake Burger went deep for his second consecutive game as a guest. chicago white sox routed to atlanta braves Sunday afternoon 8-1

Burger’s 21st homer of the season, with a two-run shot, started the scoring in a four-run second inning, and Robert’s 27th increased the lead to 8–1 in the sixth. Robert finished with three RBI, and Andrew Benintendi added three hits, three runs, and one RBI. It was Benintendi’s second consecutive three-hit game.

Chicago right-hander Dylan Seas (4-3), of nearby Milton, Ga. The natives of, were the beneficiaries of the attack. He worked five shifts Braves‘Powerful lineup holding up one run on three hits and three walks with six strikeouts. In his first appearance against, he threw 99 pitches, 60 of which were for strikes. Braves

Trailing 6–1, Atlanta was on first and second with one out in the fifth. Austin Riley stopped struggling to strike outs, and won a 10-pitch at-bat with Matt Olson flying out to left field.

BravesThe starter, lefty Colby Ellard (0-1), left the game in the second inning because of shoulder tightness. in 1 2/3 innings, white sox He struck out seven and allowed four runs. Collin McHugh came up with a line-drive to trap two runners.

Olsson singles in one race Braves In the third inning, his NL-leading 77th RBI. Atlanta lost its first series after losing two of three games at Oakland in late May, and saw its home run streak end at 28 games, three behind the major league record.

white sox Right fielder Eloy Jimenez left the game in the second inning due to left groin tightness

Leading 4–1, Chicago added two runs in the fourth on RBI singles by Benintendi and Gavin Sheets.

Tim Anderson added two hits white soxwho ended up with 14. Michael Harris II had two Braves‘ five hits, all singles

Reynaldo López, Aaron Bummer and Jesse Scholtens combined for four shutout innings. white soxhit six and hit only two

Braves Right-hander Mike Soroka, who struggled with injuries and ineffectiveness after missing the previous two seasons, came out of the bullpen for the first time in his career. He gave up two runs on three hits – including Robert’s homer – with three strikeouts in three innings.

–Field Level Media