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Oakland Athletics (36-24)


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vs. Sea
L 1-5
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@ Sea
L 3-12
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vs. Sea
W 6-2
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CWS 4 - 1 Oak
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vs. CWS
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Giolito dazzles, Abreu slugs White Sox past A's in opener

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Lucas Giolito released a brief yell of delight and marched quickly back to the dugout, his work day going just brilliantly for the Chicago White Sox.

Giolito simply dazzled in his postseason debut, stymieing the Oakland Athletics through six perfect innings and sending the White Sox to a 4-1 victory in the opener of their best-of-three wild-card series Tuesday.

"Unreal. Unreal to watch. Unreal to be behind him," shortstop Tim Anderson said. "He put the work in. When you set yourself apart to put the work in and want to be a superstar, you want to be that dominant. The work is showing. Happy for him and hopefully he can keep it up and continue to grow as a player and as a person. He's our guy. I expect nothing but that from him."

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Leaders
AVG: M. Canha.246
HR: M. Olson14
RBI: M. Olson42
SB: R. Grossman8
W: M. Fiers6
ERA: C. Bassitt2.29
Saves: L. Hendriks14
K: F. Montas60
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .225 (25)
Runs: 274 (17)
Hits: 430 (24)
Home Runs: 71 (18)
Stolen Bases: 26 (15)
OBP: .322 (15)
SLG: .396 (21)
Total Bases: 756 (20)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.77 (5)
Runs Allowed: 232 (6)
Saves: 17 (6)
Strikeouts: 506 (21)
OpBA: .240 (14)
OBP: .302 (5)
SLG: .392 (10)
Run Support: 4.79 (15)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/29 J. Weems Sent to Minors
9/29 J. Wendelken Removed From 10-Day IL (Undisclosed injury)
9/27 J. Kaprielian Sent to Minors
9/27 C. Pinder Removed From 10-Day IL (Strained right hamstring)
9/26 P. Blackburn Called Up from Minors (recalled as 29th roster player)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/24 J. Wendelken Undisclosed injury (on 10-day IL)
9/14 S. Piscotty Sprained right knee (day-to-day)
9/13 C. Pinder Strained right hamstring (10-day IL)
9/9 M. Chapman Strained right hip - out for season (on 10-day IL)
9/2 D. Mengden COVID-19 injured list (positive test) (10-day IL)
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