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Kopech, Pollock lead White Sox to 4-0 win over Dodgers

Michael Kopech pitched six innings of one-hit ball, pinch-hitter AJ Pollock delivered a two-run double against his former team and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Tuesday night.


Pollock's clutch swing off the bench sparked a four-run sixth that sent the White Sox to their third consecutive victory.


Kopech (2-2) struck out eight and walked one, lowering his ERA to 1.94 and earning his second win in his last three starts. The right-hander retired 11 of his first 12 batters - six on strikeouts - before Will Smith hit a soft single to left-center.


Pollock, traded from the Dodgers to the White Sox on April 1 for closer Craig Kimbrel, was summoned to bat for Gavin Sheets after the Dodgers lifted reliever Phil Bickford (0-1) in favor of left-hander David Price with two outs in the sixth. Pollock was 4 for 31 (.129) in his last nine games before snapping the scoreless tie.


ake Burger followed with an RBI double. After the Dodgers elected to walk switch-hitter Yoan Moncada, who had six hits in his last 55 at-bats (.109), Reese McGuire foiled the strategy by hitting an RBI single to cap the rally.


Dodgers starter Mitch White, making his eighth career start and 32nd major league appearance, retired his first 12 batters. He loaded the bases in the fifth before striking out McGuire and Josh Harrison.


Reynaldo Lopez, Aaron Bummer, Kendall Graveman and Liam Hendriks combined to pitch the final three innings to secure Chicago's fifth shutout of the season.


Justin Turner singled in the seventh for his 1,000th hit with the Dodgers.

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