The White Sox were blown out for the second time in three days Sunday, falling to the Yankees 12-3 in the series finale at U.S. Cellular Field.
After a seven-game winning streak, the White Sox have been outscored 35-19 in their last four games. The Yankees blew them out in the opener, 13-6, and the White Sox claimed Game 2, 8-2.
Jeff Samardzija gave up nine runs in 4.2 innings, snapping a streak of 10 consecutive games with seven innings pitched or more.
Here’s manager Robin Ventura discussing Samardzija’s poor outing:
Robin on Shark’s poor outing pic.twitter.com/wUY7mnR6bM — David Just (@davidjustCST) August 2, 2015
And here’s Samardzija discussing the club’s sense of urgency with less than 60 games remaining in the season:
Shark on the #whitesox with their backs against the wall: pic.twitter.com/Vs0yv5SuZG — David Just (@davidjustCST) August 2, 2015