Red Sox Blow Lead And White Sox Walk Off With Win
Viciedo's pinch hit gives White Sox win
CHICAGO (AP) – Paul Konerko tied the game in the eighth inning
with a run-scoring double and Dayan Viciedo won it with a pinch-hit
RBI single in the ninth as the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat
the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Boston's slim playoff hopes were dashed were about an hour
before the game ended. The Rays beat Baltimore 5-0 and New York
defeated Toronto 6-1 to secure playoff berths and eliminate the Red
Chris Sale (2-1) pitched two scoreless innings for the win for
the White Sox, who snapped a seven-game home losing streak.
Juan Pierre singled with one out in the ninth off Michael Bowden
(0-1). Pierre stole second and third off reliever Michael Bowden,
who then walked pinch-hitter Mark Teahen. Viciedo ended the game
with a single off Matt Fox.
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