Brown, Piscotty back Kapriellian as A’s beat White Sox 7-3

by | Jul 30, 2022 | Sports

CHICAGO — Seth Brown hit two solo homers, Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run shot, and James Kapriellian pitched six strong innings as the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Friday night for their season-high fourth straight win.Elvis Andrus also homered for Oakland, which improved to 7-2 since the All-Star break.Brown hopped on an early morning flight to make it to Chicago in time to play after the birth of his newborn son, Cannon. “As I was running, I just knew my wife was holding my son,” Brown said.Brown said he was given one of the baseballs he blasted to take home as a keepsake for his son.The first baseman estimated he’d only slept five or six hours over the last couple of days, but said he was “so behind on sleep that I’m not that tired.” “We were joking with (Brown) before the game that now he’s got dad strength,” Athletics manager Mark Kotsay said. “He shows up and hits two of the hardest balls all season.”White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson and manager Tony La Russa were ejected in the seventh inning after a heated argument with umpires over a called strike that appeared to be high. That call and ensuing ejections by home plate umpire Nick Mahrley elicited boos from a dissatisfied crowd of 28,503. La Russa didn’t get into details on his ejection, but said he was “disappointed in the umpire” over Anderson’s ejection.“I don’t think Tim cursed him or a …

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