Wick’s 2-run error in eleventh presents Pink Sox 4-2 win over Cubs


CHICAGO (AP) — Pitcher Rowan Wick threw Trevor Story’s comebacker down the right-field line for a two-run error with two outs within the eleventh inning, and the Boston Pink Sox outlasted the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Sunday to keep away from a three-game sweep.

With automated runner Bobby Dalbec on second, Wick (1-3) walked Christian Arroyo main off the eleventh. Jarren Durran struck out and Rafael Devers flied out earlier than Story hit a mushy hopper that Wick threw nicely over first baseman David Bote.

Pink Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts left within the seventh inning with a left thigh laceration after he was harm when Willson Contreras was caught stealing second.

In a sport that took 4 hours, 25 minutes, Boston gained for the second time after a seven-game profitable streak. The Pink Sox completed a 5-4 journey and headed residence for the beginning of 17 straight video games towards AL East rivals.

Boston stopped Chicago’s four-game profitable streak, which had tied the Cubs’ season excessive.

Contreras hit an RBI single within the first.

Boston tied the rating within the fourth when with runners on the corners, Franchy Cordero’s infield popup fell for an RBI single. Second baseman Christopher Morel appeared to settle underneath the ball however misplaced it within the solar. Wind blew the ball to the suitable facet, and it fell off the glove of first baseman Alfonso Rivas, who tried for a basket catch.

Keegan Thompson compelled within the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded stroll to Durran later within the inning after getting forward within the rely 0-2.

Patrick Knowledge tied the rating within the eighth towards Matt Strahm together with his seventeenth homer, a 450-drive to heart.

Jake Diekman (3-0) struck out 4 in two hitless innings.

Pink Sox starter Connor Seabold, recalled from Triple-A Worcester, allowed one run and 6 hits in 4 innings. Thompson gave up two runs, seven hts and three walks in 4 innings.


Boston: RHP Matt Barnes sidelined since Might 30 with proper shoulder irritation, is to face batters Mondau. … DH J.D. Martinez, in a 1-for-21 slide, had Sunday off. … RHP Phillips Valdéz was optioned again to Worcester a day after being recalled resulting from LHP Wealthy Hill’s knee harm.

Chicago: RHP Alec Mills (decrease again pressure) was positioned on the 15-day IL on Sunday after exiting Saturday’s begin after simply seven pitches. … Chicago recalled RHP Michael Rucker from Triple-A Iowa. … OF Seiya Suzuki (finger sprain) was scheduled to return from Triple-A Iowa on Sunday and is anticipated to be activated from the 10-day IL on Monday. … RHP Marcus Stroman made a rehab begin in Iowa on Sunday as he returns from proper shoulder irritation. … Cubs supervisor David Ross mentioned OF Jayson Heyward has not undergone an MRI as he stays on the 10-day IL resulting from proper knee irritation. … Ross mentioned 1B Frank Schwindel (decrease again pressure) and 2B Nick Madrigal (left groin pressure) will face LHP Daniel Norris (left index finger pressure) in batting follow on Tuesday. … RHP Drew Smyly (indirect pressure) is scheduled for a rehab begin with Excessive-A South Bend on Monday.


Pink Sox: RHP Michael Wacha (6-1, 2.69 ERA) is slated to start out Monday towards Tampa Bay.

Cubs: LHP Justin Steele (3-5, 4.39 ERA) will begin Monday to open a three-game sequence in Milwaukee.

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