Rowdy Tellez mentioned he’d by no means obtained a curtain name earlier than his two-homer efficiency Saturday evening had a sellout crowd chanting his first identify.
Then the Milwaukee Brewers slugger rapidly corrected himself.
“I had one within the minor leagues, I feel Double-A I had one,” Tellez mentioned after the Brewers’ 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox. “However all the things’s higher within the large leagues.”
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Tellez went 3 of 4 with three RBIs and hit his first two homers as a Brewer since getting acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays on July 6. He delivered solo photographs off José Ruiz within the sixth inning and Reynaldo López within the eighth.
After going 2 for 13 in his first 9 video games along with his new crew, Tellez is 5 of seven with three runs and 5 RBIs on this sequence. He has gone 7 of 13 towards the White Sox this season.
“It’s good to see him swing the bat,” Brewers pitcher Corbin Burnes mentioned. “That’s a giant man with a whole lot of energy. He simply touches the baseball and it goes a good distance.”
Tyrone Taylor and Kolten Wong additionally went deep for Milwaukee in entrance of 41,686 spectators, the Brewers’ largest crowd of the season. That crowd included a sizeable contingent of White Sox followers.
Burnes (6-4) struck out six and allowed 4 hits, two walks and one run over six innings to assist the Brewers earn the 4,000th victory in franchise historical past. Their general report of 4,000-4,289 contains their 1969 inaugural season because the Seattle Pilots.
Chicago dedicated three errors, allowed a pair of unearned runs, issued a bases-loaded stroll and had a run nullified when replays confirmed Yoán Moncada failed to the touch residence plate.
“We’ve had such excellent assist from our followers that drove from Chicago, however we’re disillusioned that we haven’t performed higher and so they’ve seen two losses,” White Sox supervisor Tony La Russa mentioned. “Hopefully we can provide them one tomorrow evening.”
The White Sox trailed 4-0 by the primary 4 innings and wasted a golden alternative within the fifth. That they had the bases loaded with no one out when Leury García hit a curler up the third-base line to deliver residence Moncada.
However the run was taken off the board after replays confirmed Moncada by no means touched residence plate. His proper foot hit the filth inches shy of the plate after which his left foot got here down within the batter’s field.
“I actually thought I stepped on residence plate,” Moncada mentioned by an interpreter. “It wasn’t till replay that I spotted I hadn’t.”
The decision led to a dialogue between La Russa and the umpiring crew, inflicting a prolonged delay that included a second replay assessment to substantiate that an attraction could possibly be made following a mound go to. The attraction occurred after Brewers pitching coach Chris Hook went to the mound.
“As soon as Hooky left the mound, (Brewers supervisor Craig) Counsell yelled from the dugout, ‘Hey, he missed the plate, we’re going to step off and attraction right here,’ ” Burnes mentioned. “I assume they knew all alongside he missed the plate. There was simply a lot craziness happening, it took some time for the cellphone to get answered. All of us noticed it. He missed the plate, clear as day.”
Burnes issued a bases-loaded stroll to Zack Collins after play resumed to deliver residence Chicago’s first run, however he struck out pinch-hitter Jake Burger and retired Tim Anderson on a fly to proper to finish the inning.
Rodón (8-4) gave up leadoff homers to Wong and Taylor in every of the primary two innings. He lasted a season-low 4 innings and allowed 4 runs, although solely two had been earned.
Milwaukee scored twice in a fourth-inning rally that featured a throwing error by Collins and a pair of walks, together with one to Willy Adames with the bases loaded.
White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal supplied an replace on his restoration from a torn left knee ligament that has saved him from taking part in since July 5.
“We’re sort of following a schedule the place I’m beginning to catch,” Grandal mentioned earlier than the sport. “I’m speculated to be beginning to hit. I’m working. Now we’re going to get into stretching and mobility and stuff like that simply because my final week and a half, two weeks, I haven’t been capable of actually stretch it out as a result of they wish to let it heal.”
Lance Lynn (9-3, 1.94 ERA) pitches for Chicago and Brandon Woodruff (7-4, 2.04) begins for Milwaukee because the White Sox and Brewers conclude this three-game sequence Sunday evening.