Morales, Martin help Blue Jays beat White Sox to snap skid


Biagini will provide another boost to a steadily stronger bullpen, and it's a move that will help protect his arm from gaining too many miles this season.

ORIOLES 15, CARDINALS 7: Jonathan Schoop homered twice and drove in four runs, Manny Machado went deep in a seven-run second inning against Adam Wainwright and Baltimore beat St. Louis 15-7 on Saturday.

The Blue Jays didn't threaten again, while the White Sox tacked on runs in the eighth on a Josh Donaldson error and in the ninth on a suicide squeeze by Yolmer Sanchez, pushing the game out of reach.

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"The team is playing well right now", Cabrera said.

Abreu hit a two-run triple to right field in the game's third at bat, driving in Hanson and Cabrera.

"I kind of felt like I was not staying within my mechanics very well", Biagini said. He retired 10 straight batters between the second and sixth innings to outpitch the Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman (7-3).

"I didn't think it was going to get out", White Sox manager Rick Renteria said.

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"It was the second good one in a row for Happ", Gibbons said. "He was on six days' rest with all the off-days, but no excuses".

Meanwhile, the White Sox scored early and often in defeating the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Friday night. "He gave up two solo home runs, but he just kept pitching".

Toronto Blue Jays' Steve Pearce comes into score the go-ahead run as Chicago White Sox catcher Kevan Smithlooks on during sixth inning American League baseball action in Toronto, Sunday, June 18, 2017. With one out and two on, former Jay Melky Cabrera smashed a shot to Stroman who grabbed it, threw it to Troy Tulowitzki at second for the first out before the Jays shortstop relayed it to first for the double play, ending the inning.

The Chicago White Sox will look to complete the sweep on Sunday after taking the first two games of the series, including a 5-2 victory in game two on Saturday. James Shields will take the mound for the first time since he was injured back in April.

"It was definitely big for us because we were putting together some good at-bats and I just wanted to keep the train rolling in a positive way", said Smith. Still, the transition was important as the rotation lost three parts in Aaron Sanchez, J.A. Happ, and Francisco Liriano, at the same time. Jose Abreu's two-out, two-run single past Tulowitzki gave them a three-run lead.

White Sox: After a day off, Chicago will open a three-game series in Minnesota on Tuesday with a matchup between LHP Derek Holland (5-6, 3.79) and Twins RHP Ervin Santana (8-4, 2.56).

White Sox: OF Leury Garcia was pulled from the starting lineup with an ailing left hand, and replaced in the starting lineup by utilityman Alen Hanson.

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons agreed with his starting pitcher, saying he wasn't anxious about complacency in Toronto's clubhouse after the team went 18-10 in May to recover from an 8-17 April. Utilityman Chris Coghlan was put on the DL with a bruised left wrist.