White Sox OF Conor Gillaspie hits first homer of season
Gillaspie hit a solo shot to right field on a 2-0 pitch in the second inning. He finished the game 1 for 3 and is now hitting a slash line of .242/.288/.419.
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White Sox OF Melky Cabrera hits homer, gets 4 RBI in win
Cabrera went yard to right field on a 2-1 pitch that scored Micah Johnson and Adam Eaton. It's Cabrera's first home run of the season. He finished the game with four RBI as he also drove in a run on a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning.
Cabrera is now hitting .277/.330/.330 for the season.
Tigers DH Victor Martinez hits first homer of the season
Martinez took an 0-2 pitch deep to left field and drove in Miguel Cabrera as well. It's Martinez's first home run of the season.
Martinez went 2 for 4 with four RBI in the game. He hit a sacrifice fly for a run in the first inning and hit an RBI single that scored Jose Iglesias in the eighth. He's now hitting .217/.320/.265 for the year.
White Sox P David Robertson earns save in win over Tigers
Robertson gave up two hits in the ninth inning but managed to get out of the jam. He opened the inning by striking out J.D. Martinez. Robertson has yet to give up an earned run this season.
Tigers P Alfredo Simon gives up 3 runs in no-decision
Simon went five innings and walked four batters while striking out two. He allowed five hits and threw 103 pitches. Simon now holds an ERA of 3.44. His next start is projected for May 12 against the Twins.
White Sox P Chris Sale allows 5 runs, strikes out 6 in no-decision
Sale went 5 1/3 innings and managed to strike out six batters in the process. However, he also walked five. Sale's ERA is now 5.93 for the season.
His next start is projected for May 12 against the Brewers.
Cardinals P Lance Lynn allows five runs Wednesday
Lynn allowed two runs on four hits in the opening frame. He finished the game allowing five runs on eight hits over six innings. He also struck out six batters and walked two. He received his third loss of the season for his effort.
His main mistake was a two-run home run to Anthony Rizzo in the third inning. As a result of the performance, his ERA rose from 3.07 to 3.82.
His next expected start is scheduled for Tuesday at Cleveland.
Astros 1B Chris Carter homers in loss to Rangers
Carter crushed a two-run homer over the right field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning. The home run scored Luis Valbuena. Carter finished the game 1 for 3 and also drew a walk. He's now hitting .152/.257/.293 for the season.
Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo hits homer in win over Astros
Choo took a 2-1 pitch over the left field wall that also drove in Delino DeShields. Though he hit a homer, he finished the game 1 for 5 with three strikeouts. He's now hitting .154/.264/.346 for the season.
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