MLB Game Summary - Miami at Chicago White Sox|
(Saturday, May 25th)
Final Score: Chicago White Sox 2, Miami 1
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Jake Peavy lost out on his bid to record his
seventh career shutout, but not the win after the Chicago White Sox scored in
the bottom of the ninth inning to come through with a 2-1 verdict over the
Miami Marlins in an interleague matchup from U.S. Cellular Field.
Peavy (6-2) was two outs away from finishing off a 1-0 victory when Derek
Dietrich belted a solo homer in the top of the ninth. He was picked up in the
White Sox' half of the frame, though, when Dewayne Wise doubled off Ryan Webb
(1-3) and Conor Gillaspie followed with a single to bring home the deciding
"Nobody wants to play extra innings. I was just able to lead off with a double
and Conor just did what he's been doing all year and came up with a big hit.
No we can go home," Wise said.
Gillaspie's hit capped a 3-for-4 night, while Peavy yielded just six hits and
two walks while striking out five in going the distance.
Alexi Ramirez added two hits, including an RBI double, to help Chicago to its
eighth triumph in 11 outings. Alex Rios finished 0-for-4, however, to end his
career-best hitting streak at 18 games.
Dietrich's shot took Ricky Nolasco off the hook for a hard-luck loss. The
Miami starter held the White Sox to only one run while scattering eight hits
and fanning six over 7 2/3 sharp innings.
"I feel good. The only thing I can concentrate on is going out every fifth day
and getting guys out. I'm just staying focused on what I can do every fifth
day," Nolasco said.
The Marlins have now dropped four straight and 11 of their last 13 games.
Peavy toyed with the majors' lowest-scoring team for the majority of the
evening, setting the side down in order in three of his first four innings of
work and not allowing a runner past second base until Dietrich stepped to the
plate with one out in the top of the ninth.
The rookie socked a 1-2 pitch into the seats in right-center field to deny the
veteran hurler the shutout, though the White Sox had a quick response in the
bottom of the inning.
Peavy shook off the homer to get the next two outs, and Wise led off Chicago's
half of the ninth with a double down the left-field line before Gillaspie gave
the home team its second walk-off win in as many nights with an opposite-field
The White Sox topped the Marlins, 4-3, in 11 innings in Friday's opener of
this three-game series. Webb took the loss in that one as well.
Nolasco worked out of trouble in the second, with the White Sox loading
the bases with two outs on singles by Paul Konerko, Gillaspie and Jeff
Keppinger before Hector Gimenez grounded out to end the frame.
He couldn't escape unscathed in the third, however, as Alejandro De Aza opened
with a base hit and Ramirez followed with a drive into the left-field corner
that brought home the game's first run.
Nolasco settled down, however, and kept Miami in the game by permitting just
three hits after the Ramirez double until being lifted with one on and two
outs in the eighth.
The White Sox won in their final at-bat in back-to-back games for the first
time since Apr. 23-24, 2010 against Seattle ... Nolasco has received only 18
runs of support during his 11 starts this season, including five in his five
most recent assignments ... Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna extended his
hitting streak to 10 games with a single in the second inning ... Keppinger
finished 2-for-3 and has now hit safely in seven consecutive contests, batting
.435 over that span ... Peavy lowered his career ERA in interleague games to
2.81, tied with Seattle's Felix Hernandez for the second-lowest of any
05/26 01:16:01 ET