The White Sox hit four-straight home runs in the fifth inning to beat the Cardinals 7-2 in Chicago. Yoan Moncada, Yasmani Grandal, Jose Abreu, and Eloy Jimenez went back-to-back-to-back-to-back as Chicago advanced to 11-and-11.
Dallas Keuchel gave up two runs on four hits over five-and-two-thirds to pick up his third win of the year. St. Louis got on the board in the sixth behind a two-run single by Matt Carpenter.
Dakota Hudson took the loss, giving up just one run on two hits over four innings. The Cards fell to 4-and-4.
Dylan Carlson made his major league debut this season and hit a couple of hard outs and started his first series going 2-for-10.
The Cardinals will face the Cubs for five-games in three days with a doubleheader on Monday. Left-hander Kwang Hyun Kim (0-0, 9.00) will make his second appearance and first start with the Cardinals in Game 1. The Cardinals will go with a bullpen game in Game 2. Left-hander Austin Gomber, who has two scoreless appearances in relief, has been speculated as a possible candidate to be activated in order to start the nightcap.
The Cubs will counter with Kyle Hendricks in first game and look for them to employ a bullpen game for the second seven-inning game. They’ve scratched number five starter Tyler Chatwood since Friday with back stiffness.
The Cubs doubled their loss total from 3 to 6 after getting beat three out of four by Milwaukee.