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Abreu Ties Game In 9th With Solo Drive, But White Sox Lose To Yankees

CHICAGO (AP) — Joey Gallo hit a two-run shot in the 10th inning for his second homer of the game, Aaron Judge went deep again and had four RBIs, and the New York Yankees outlasted the Chicago White Sox 7-5 in another back-and-forth thriller Saturday night.

Two days after Tim Anderson's walk-off drive lifted Chicago over New York 9-8 at the Field of Dreams Game in Dyersville, Iowa, the teams delivered another dramatic ending.

Judge's solo shot off Craig Kimbrel put New York ahead 4-3 in the eighth, but Jose Abreu tied it with two outs in the ninth with a solo drive against Chad Green.

Judge then singled in automatic runner Brett Gardner to start the 10th and snap a 4-all tie. Gallo followed with a towering shot to right as New York tagged Liam Hendriks (7-3) late for the second straight game and this time held on.

Anderson had a chance to be the hero again, but he grounded out with the bases loaded against Albert Abreu to end the game.

Abreu's 24th homer gave him 222 for his career and moved him into third place on the White Sox career list.

Judge also had a double among three hits, two nights after the slugger cracked two homers and drove in five runs in Iowa.

New York manager Aaron Boone got his 300th win.

Luis Robert hit a solo drive and Eloy Jiménez had two RBIs before a sellout crowd of 38,477 at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The Field of Dreams Game featured eight homers, including Anderson's game-ending two-run shot off Zack Britton in the ninth.

Britton returned in this one, allowing a run on two walks and an RBI single by Robert in the 10th. He got only one out before Abreu entered with the bases loaded and got the final two outs for his first save.

Green (7-5) got four outs and the win.

Jameson Taillon yielded three runs on seven hits in five innings. Dylan Cease allowed three runs on four hits through five innings.

The Yankees took a 2-0 lead in the first on Judge's sac fly, followed by Gallo's homer to right.

Robert went deep to center in the second to make it 2-all.

Judge doubled in Gardner to put New York ahead 3-2 in the third. Jiménez's sac fly to Gardner at the wall in right-center in the bottom half tied it.


RHP Gerrit Cole and LHP Jordan Montgomery, on the COVID-19 list since Aug. 2 and 3, respectively, threw bullpen sessions on Friday. Manager Aaron Boone hopes the two will rejoin the rotation early next week. ... Boone said 1B Anthony Rizzo, out with the coronavirus since Aug. 8, had turned a corner and was set for a cardiac evaluation on Monday. ... C Gary Sanchez, on the COVID-19 list since Aug. 5, is working out at Double-A Somerset.


RHP Luis Severino's rehab start at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday night was scratched because of shoulder tightness. The two-time All-Star will undergo tests, including an MRI on Monday. Severino had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow in February 2020 after missing most of 2019 with shoulder and lat injuries.


RHP Corey Kluber (right shoulder strain) struggled with control in his rehab outing at Double-A Somerset on Thursday, but Boone said the two-time Cy Young winner "bounced back well and felt good" and was set for a start with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday.


Britton told Boone he should be removed from the closer's role after blowing a ninth-inning lead Thursday. The left-hander has a 6.02 ERA in 15 2/3 innings.

Boone expects to use RHP Jonathan Loaisiga and Green to close until LHP Aroldis Chapman (left elbow inflammation) returns.


Yankees: Chapman threw long toss Saturday. ... INF Gio Urshela (left hamstring strain) is running but hasn't resumed baseball activities.

White Sox: OF Adam Engel (right groin tightness) is out day-to-day.


New York LHP Nestor Cortes (0-1, 2.70) faces Chicago RHP Lucas Giolito (9-8, 3.81) on Sunday.

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