facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Chicago White Sox 8, New York Yankees 1

Aug. 6, 2013 at 12:35 AM
1 of 5
| License Photo

CHICAGO, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Jose Quintana tossed 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball Monday and the Chicago White Sox bounced the New York Yankees 8-1 in the return of Alex Rodriguez.

Quintana (6-3) allowed a second-inning single to Rodriguez in his first at-bat of the season following hip surgery and a strained quadricep, but otherwise controlled the Yanks on one run, allowing eight hits in all.

The left-hander walked one and struck out five as the White Sox snapped a 10-game in losing streak in the opener of a three-game set.

Alex Rios supplied four RBI, including a two-run double, while Alexei Ramirez went 4-for-5 and drove in a pair as the Chisox banged out 14 hits en route to the triumph.

Yankees starter Andy Pettitte (7-9) was lit up for seven runs on 11 hits over just 2 2/3 innings.

Rodriguez, who was playing while appealing a 211-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use handed down before the game, was roundly booed by the White Sox fans during his introduction.

Batting cleanup, he finished the game 1-for-4.

Brett Gardner drove in the only run for New York, which fell for the sixth time in nine games.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Los Angeles Dodgers trade for Mat Latos, Mike Morse from Miami Marlins
Mexico ousts national team coach
Baseball Hall of Fame to change voting eligibility
Andres Blanco's double keeps Philadelphia Phillies rolling
Aggressive Miami Marlins down Washington Nationals