Scottsdale, AZ (Sports Network) - Seth Loman slugged a game-tying three-run
homer as the Chicago White Sox scored seven times in the top of the eighth
inning to rally for a 9-9 tie against the San Francisco Giants in a Cactus
League matchup on Monday.
Josh Bell came through with a two-run double in front of Loman's blast, while
Jared Mitchell tripled come a pair of runners in the sixth to help the White
Sox fight back from a 9-0 deficit after three innings.
Cole Gillespie paced San Francisco offensively by going 2-for-3 with two RBI
and a pair of runs scored. Joaquin Arias also knocked in two in the deadlock,
with Marco Scutaro finishing 2-for-3 with an RBI single for the defending
Madison Bumgarner started for the Giants and tossed two scoreless innings,
allowing a pair of hits and a walk. Fabio Castillo was roughed up for five
runs on three hits and two walks while retiring just two batters during
Chicago's eighth-inning barrage.
White Sox starter Hector Santiago surrendered three runs on five hits over the
first two frames before being relieved by Andre Rienzo, who was charged with
five runs while failing to record an out.
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