White Sox sweep Astros
CHICAGO (AP) — Geovany Soto hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, leading Jose Quintana and the Chicago White Sox over Houston 4-1 Wednesday night and handing the Astros their seventh straight loss.
George Springer went 5 for 5 for the AL West-leading Astros.
Jose Abreu and Adam LaRoche also homered for Chicago.
Quintana and Astros rookie Vincent Velasquez combined for the third pitchers’ duel of the series. Quintana (3-6) earned his first win since May 13, allowing one run and six hits in seven innings.
David Robertson got his 13th save in 16 tries as the White Sox completed a three-game sweep.
Soto’s home run came off Tony Sipp (2-3).