Chicago White Sox defeat Baltimore Orioles, 6-1
CHICAGO -- Jeremy Guthrie's two biggest mistakes yesterday landed in the left-field seats at U.S. Cellular Field.
Chicago White Sox slugger Paul Konerko, whom the Orioles tried to sign as a free agent before the 2006 season, hit a solo home run in the second inning and another in the sixth.
With the way the Orioles' offense produces when he is on the mound, Guthrie simply cannot afford to make any mistakes. Once again, the Orioles did little to support their No. 1 start...
A recap of the Orioles' 6-1 loss to the White Sox yesterday:
KONERKO GOUGES GUTHRIE
Jeremy Guthrie maintained that he had pretty good command yesterday, but he would certainly like to have back two pitches to White Sox cleanup hitter Paul Konerko. Guthrie's 3-2 pitch to Konerko in the second inning was hammered into the left-field seats to give Chicago a 1-0 lead. Then, in a tie game in the sixth, Konerko unloaded on Guthrie's 0-2 belt-high fastball, again homering t...