White Sox rally past A’s in 13th for win
Dotel pitched three scoreless innings, Pierzynski hit a game-ending RBI double in the 13th inning and the Chicago
Dotel (3-3) allowed two hits and struck out two, giving Chicago’s bullpen some rest one night after the
“I just wanted to win or lose the game,” Dotel said. “I just said give me one more, give me one more.”
Ramirez drove in two runs for the
“All we can do is try to win games and try to forget about Detroit,” Dotel said. “Hopefully they lose, but don’t worry about them, just think about ourselves and do our best. That’s the only thing we can do now.”
Chicago nearly handed Oakland a run in the top half of the 13th when center fielder
Oakland manager Bob Geren replaced left fielder Hairston with
“I just took him out of the game,” said Geren, who had a chat with Hairston after the loss.
Chicago led 3-2 before Oakland rallied in the eighth.
Oakland’s bullpen allowed one run in 9 1-3 innings but the
“They did a hell of a job, especially all the new guys,” Oakland starter
Chicago pushed across two runs in the second to take a 3-1 lead.