HOUSTON – Chicago White Sox beat a triple game in the third innings Wednesday night against the Houston Astros.
With runners in the first and second, Jake Marisnick rushed a grounder down to the third baseline to Yoan Moncada. He stepped on the bag for the first out and threw to Yolmer Sanchez in second place. Sanchez relayed at first where the ball just hit Marisnick.
It was the first triple game in the majors this season and Chicago's first since July 8, 2016 against Atlanta Braves. Houston last hit a triple game on April 19, 2018 against Seattle Mariners.
"It takes a perfect adaptation of the stars," says Astros manager AJ Hinch. "It wasn't our night." [1
"Honestly, yes," he said through an interpreter. "I just reacted and from there the game was easy.
The white sox beat Astros 9-4.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.