The home run was the only record of the game for the White Sox, who scored their last 20 points via the long ball. That’s three points short of a record set by the Milwaukee Brewers last season.
Abreu hit a Yu Darvish 2-1 cutter down center left in the second inning, a day after hitting home runs on his last three batting against three different pitchers. His six home runs over the weekend tie him with four more for the most in a three-game streak in the era of the live ball, which dates back to 1920. It’s also the most home run of any player. of all the series this season.
Entering the series with the Cubs, Abreu was tied for 20th in the American League in the circuits. He now leads the AL in the circuits, with 11.
The loss broke the White Sox’s seven-game winning streak, but continued a home run streak for the club. They’ve hit 30 home runs in the last nine games. This is by far the highest number of baseball in this period.
“We know what we are capable of doing,” Abreu said. “We can’t move quickly from here to the playoffs. At the end of the season, we’ll see what the outcome will be. “