Grandal, Abreu power White Sox to 4-2 win over Pirates


Chicago White Sox’s Yasmani Grandal rounds the bases and celebrates his home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Bryse Wilson during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO, Illinois (AP) – Yasmani Grandal and Jose Abreu homered, and five relievers combined for 4 2/3 innings of two-hit ball as the Chicago White Sox beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Tuesday night.

The Sox hold a 10-game lead in the AL Central and won for the fourth time in five games.

The Pirates lost for the fourth time in six games. Michael Kopech (4-2) picked up the win. Bryse Wilson (2-6) took the loss.

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