Top 1

Shohei Ohtani starting for the Angels. He’ll also bat for himself.

Tim Anderson works a 2-0 count, but grounds out on a 2-2 pitch to David Fletcher at second base. TA with an awkward step on the first base bag.

Oh my goodness. Ohtani reaching triple digits against Adam Eaton. After throwing a 101mph fastball Ohtani strikes out Eaton swinging on a splitter. Not fair.

José Abreu frozen on a 2-2 breaking ball, but Ohtani doesn’t get the call in the inside corner and then he walks the White Sox first baseman.

Yoan Moncada grounds out sharply to Fletcher.

Score: White Sox 0, Angels 0

Dylan Cease making his season debut for the White Sox. Meanwhile, Tim Anderson replaced by Leury Garcia at shortstop.

You hate to speculate, but Tim was wincing before he got to the bag. Lots of fans fearing he may have injured his hamstring.


White Sox confirm that it’s indeed a hamstring injury for Anderson.

Fletcher grounds out to Moncada at third.

Wow. Ohtani with a 451-foot home run to right-center field.

Mike Trout follows up with a single to left.

Anthony Rendon singles on the first pitch to center. Trout to second.

Cease falls behind 3-0 to Jared Walsh, gets to a full count but walks the lefty to load the bases.

Oh shit. Off the bat it sounded like Justin Upton had a grand slam, but he only gets a sac-fly to deep right field. Trout scores and Rendon tags up to third. It’s 2-0 Angels.

Cease is missing badly and falls behind Jose Iglesias. Fortunately for the Sox Cease gets the Angels’ shortstop to chase a slider low away for strike 3. Cease with 30 pitches in the first inning.

Score: White Sox 0, Angels 2

Top 2

Yermin Mercedes strikes out swinging.

Yasmani Grandal hits it into the shift. Fletcher makes another play.

Luis Robert caught looking on a 2-2 breaking ball.

Score: White Sox 0, Angels 2

Bottom 2

Juan Lagares flies out to Robert in center field.

Max Stassi walks.

Fletcher reaches on a fielder’s choice to shortstop. Garcia gets Stassi out at second.

Ohtani with another missile, but it’s right at Robert in center.

Score: White Sox 0, Angels 2

Top 3

Billy Hamilton leads off the third with the first hit for the White Sox.

Hamilton showing off the wheels, steals second.

Tough break for Nick Madrigal. Lines out to Walsh at first base.

Garcia with his first at-bat after coming in for Anderson. He grounds out hard to Rendon. Hamilton remains at second base.

Eaton grounds out to Iglesias to end the inning. White Sox did make some good contact against Ohtani, but have nothing to show for it.

Score: White Sox 0, Angels 2

Bottom 3

Cease keeps getting hit hard, but the Angels keep hitting it to White Sox defenders. Trout smokes one to Robert in deep center.

Rendon grounds out to Garcia.

Walsh flies out to Robert in right-center. Good news is Cease retired the side in order, but man the Angels are hitting the ball hard against him.

Score: White Sox 0, Angels 2

Top 4

Ohtani starts the fourth by striking out Abreu.

Moncada walks on four pitches.

Mercedes strikes out swinging.

Grandal takes a first-pitch strike and then four straight out of the zone.

Robert strikes out swinging. Ohtani at both ends of the pitching spectrum that half inning.

Score: White Sox 0, Angels 2

Bottom 4

Cease falls behind 2-0, but comes back to strike out Upton.

Iglesias singles to center.

Lagares strikes out swinging.

Stassi draws a two-out walk.

Fletcher comes through with an RBI-single to right field.

Ohtani grounds out to Garcia.

Score: White Sox 0, Angels 3

Top 5

Hamilton with good contact, but he lines out to left.

Madrigal reaches on a single.

Garcia safe at first on a fielder’s choice, Madrigal out at second.

Eaton walks.

Abreu walks.

Angels gift the Sox three runs. First, this wild pitch from Ohtani.

And then a passed ball and a throwing error on the strikeout of Moncada leads to a tie game!

Ohtani comes out, but the Angels say it’s not because of an injury. Steve Cishek gets Mercedes on a ground ball back to the mound.

Score: White Sox 3, Angels 3

Bottom 5

Cease gets Trout and Rendon to groundout to the left side and his night is done with two outs in the fifth. Tony La Russa brings in Codi Heuer.

Walsh crushes a 2-0 fastball for a solo home run and the Angels lead 4-3.

Upton singles to left, but Heuer gets a fly out from Iglesias to left to end the fifth inning.

Score: White Sox 3, Angels 4

Top 6

Cishek strikes out Grandal.

Robert gets on base thanks to an infield single.

Hamilton flies out to left and Madrigal flies out to right to end the inning.

Score: White Sox 3, Angels 4

Bottom 6

Lagares grounds out to Garcia.

Stassi gets on base with a single to center.

Fletcher with a sac-bunt, advances Stassi to second.

Pujols pinch-hits and grounds out to Moncada to end the sixth.

Score: White Sox 3, Angels 4

Top 7

Aaron Slegers now pitching for the Angels.

A leadoff single for Garcia and he steals second base with Eaton at the plate.

Eaton makes a productive out, moving Garcia to third with a groundout to second.

Abreu strikes out swinging.

Moncada grounds out to second and the White Sox fail to bring in Garcia from third with less than two outs.

Score: White Sox 3, Angels 4

Bottom 7

Aaron Bummer comes in for the White Sox.

Trout walks.

Rendon lines out to Eaton in right field.

Walsh strikes out swinging.

Upton is hit by a pitch that was almost a swinging strike 3.

Iglesias grounds out to first to end things for the Angels.

Score: White Sox 3, Angels 4

Top 8

Mercedes called out at first base on a slow roller to Rendon, but the video review clearly shows he beat the throw. Call reversed.

Grandal strikes out swinging.

Joe Maddon makes a double switch and brings in his closer Raisel Iglesias. Dexter Fowler now in right field.

Robert strikes out swinging on three pitches.

Hamilton flies out to center on the first pitch he sees.

Score: White Sox 3, Angels 4

Bottom 8

Right-hander José Ruiz in to pitch for the Sox.

Ruiz makes quick work of Lagares, Stassi and Fletcher.

Score: White Sox 3, Angels 4

Top 9

Iglesias hits Madrigal on a 2-2 change up that got away from him.

Garcia bunts and Iglesias nearly throws the ball down the right-field line. Madrigal goes to second.

Eaton grounds the ball back to Iglesias, who this time does throw the ball away trying to get Madrigal in a rundown between second and third. Madrigal scores to tie the game and Eaton ends up at second.

Abreu strikes out swinging.

Moncada walks.

Mercedes with a pop-fly to shallow center.

Score: White Sox 4, Angels 4

Bottom 9

Ruiz starts the ninth for the Sox and allows a single to Fowler. La Russa brings in Matt Foster.

Trout once again strikes out swinging against Foster.

Rendon walks.

Heartbreaker. Walsh ends it with a walk-off homer. Robert was so close.

White Sox with another underwhelming effort and they lose 3-of-4 against the Angels. Oh and Tim Anderson has a banged up hamstring, too. Next up is a three-game series against the Mariners in Seattle starting Monday night.

FINAL: White Sox 4, Angels 7