CHICAGO – Sparks flew in the first inning between Cleveland and Chicago, but Jose Ramirez settled the Indians late with a host of the clutch in a 4-2 victory against the White Sox in the field with a guaranteed rate.
Ramirez clicked 0 to 19, starting a double run by the White Sox hosts Lance Lynn in the sixth to put the Indians ahead, 2-1. Josh Naylor added an RBI run founded by Andres Jimenez in the seventh, and Cesar Hernandez scored in a double fault from Chicago̵
Cleveland came together behind boarding star Aaron Tsivale and Ramirez’s heroism to win a split in the South’s four-game streak. It was a series that included a crazy finishing expense, an extra inning shot and no punch. Thursday’s final added a touch of emotion as the two teams almost got into a fight to clear the bench.
Jimenez ignited the incident in the first when he marked Adam Eaton of Chicago, who crossed the second base as he tried to advance on the throw. Ethan jumped up and pushed Jimenez with both hands before Hernandez stepped between the two.
Both the dugouts and the broths poured into the field, but order was restored quickly before discharges were made. Ethan seems to apologize to Jimenez and Hernandez before heading to his bench.
Ethan, who faced Jimenez and Hernandez in the National League East when he played for Washington, later said that despite the hole, he had a lot of respect for the duo.
“They’re both playing the right way,” Ethan said. “I had a history of playing against them and competing against them. I let emotions get the best out of me there, just because I felt that every time you were pushed out of your bag, when you were safe, it was a little disappointing. “
Chicago took the lead in the first when John Moncada brought out host Tim Anderson, but Civale (3-0, 2.68) settled in after that. The right held the White Sox to no avail for the next five innings, striking out four and walking a pair.
Lynn (1-1, 0.92) seemed just as unstoppable at first as his predecessor Carlos Rodon seemed to shoot without a hit the day before. He scored 10 and didn’t allow a base runner until Jake Bowers’ lead doubled to the left in the third, who snapped an 11-inning series without hitting Chicago.
The explosion of Ramirez, his third of the season, marks the first runs won by Lynn in three starts. In his last 162 games played, Ramirez has 88 goals outside the base, including 40 home games. Indian manager Terry Francona
“Somehow we were at a time when we were going to take everything,” Francona said. “He had some really good swings and they made really good shots on us. Not only beginners, but also relievers. We had to scratch for everything we got, and today was enough. “
Civale faced Lynn pitch-for-pitch after the first. After hitting Ethan on the elbow to bring out the third, he withdrew Moncada to the ground in Bowers and made Yermin Mercedes stand on the left field. Francona said the 25-year-old was “racing in the back.”
“In the first inning, several of his pitches wandered over the plate and hit them pretty well,” Francona said. “During the first four innings, he was out of the area every inning. But he competed, and in the end he stayed there six, and he did really well, as we’ve seen. “
Nick Witgren placed a week-long seventh from Cleveland’s bridal court, followed by two strikes by James Karinchak in the eighth without a result.
Emanuel Claise made his third save with so many chances, although he allowed a non-specialist run in the ninth with a two-out error by Jimenez.
Civale then said the series gives the Indians something extra to look forward to throughout the year, as both teams combine well in attack, defense and mound.
“It will be perfect for any game we play them in,” Civale said. “It’s fun to play these games. That’s why we do the work we do so that we can compete and be a part of these games. “
Next: The Indians head to Cincinnati to open a series of three games over the weekend against the Reds on Friday. Leftist Logan Allen (1-1, 2.70) will start the opening for Cleveland, while right-hander Jeff Hoffman (1-1, 3.86) will start for Cincinnati. The first field is scheduled for 19:10 by Great American Ballpark. The game will be broadcast on Bally Sports Great Lakes, WTAM 1100 AM, WMMS 100.7 FM and Indians Radio Network.
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