Jimmy Rollins crushed a Sean Doolittle fastball to give the White Sox their second straight win in Oakland on Tuesday night. The White Sox bullpen had allowed a two run lead to slip away late when the A's rallied to tie the game at four. Jose Quintana again was left with a no decision, he leads all of baseball since 2012 in no decisions. Quintana had been staked to a 4-2 courtesy of three-run blast by Todd Frazier his first with the White Sox.
The new additions are already paying dividends for the White Sox with the home run by Jimmy Rollins to win the game, and Todd Frazier's early game home run. The White Sox desperately needed to find some punch in their lineup, and they seemed to have found it in their acquisitions. Last season, they struggled to score runs, and playing in offensive friendly U.S. Cellular Field was a huge problem. The top of the rotation appears to be very good the White Sox, run production and back of the rotation will be their keys to success in a very highly competitive American League.