Chicago, IL, United States (4E Sports) – Conor Gillaspie hit a grand slam and Jordan Danks had a two-run shot in the first inning as the Chicago White Sox edged the Toronto Blue Jays, 7-5 Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Jays took a 1-0 lead as Jose Bautista grounded into a fielder’s choice to first that plated Jose Reyes.
Then Gillaspie and Danks made it 6-1 for the White Sox with their offensive heroics.
In the fifth, Josh Thole scored on a Bautista ground out to cut the Jays deficit to 6-2.
Then Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer to bring the Jays closer at 6-2.
Dioner Navarro singled in a run in the sixth to make it 6-5.
Danks added a third RBI on a sac fly in the sixth to make it 7-5 for the White Sox .
Right-hander Scott Carroll (5-7) went 5 2/3 innings for the White Sox and allowed five runs on eight hits and three walks.
Jake Petricka earned his ninth save in 12 chances after loading the bases in the ninth.
Blue Jays right-hander Drew Hutchison (8-11) pitched seven innings and limited the White Sox to one run after the first.