After dropping a three-game series in Kansas City against the Royals (62-76), the White Sox (80-58) looked to right the ship in Oakland against the Athletics (74-64). Fortunately, starter Jimmy Lambert exceeded expectations, and the bullpen was reliable Tuesday night. Liam Hendriks pitched very well in the bottom of the ninth to pick up his 33rd save of the season. Let’s observe how it all unfolded.
Jimmy Lambert, who only had 10 major league innings under his belt entering tonight, came in with low expectations.