Los Angeles out-hit Chicago 15-7 in the series
finale and won three of four games over the weekend.
Thaiss provided the only run support the Angels needed in a
pitching matchup of rookie right-handers, drilling a three-run
home run to right field against the White Sox's Dylan Cease with
one out in the second inning.
Canning earned the victory to improve to 5-6, limiting the White
Sox to one run on five hits with one walk and eight strikeouts.
He matched a career high by working seven innings for the first
time since May 18.
Chicago was unable to match its offensive output from earlier in
the series, failing to score five runs for the first time during
Filling in for regular center fielder Mike Trout, who was out of
the lineup for a day off, Los Angeles' Brian Goodwin struggled
to track Eloy Jimenez's deep drive with two outs in the fourth.
The play was ruled an RBI triple and was Chicago's first hit
against Canning. James McCann, who was hit by a pitch one batter
Los Angeles answered in the bottom half, as Calhoun launched a
solo shot to center field to set a single-season career high
with his 27th home run of the season.
It was the 10th home run Cease has surrendered in eight starts
covering 44 innings. He fell to 2-6 with the loss, scattering
five runs on seven hits in five-plus innings with one walk and
Thaiss went 3-for-4 and hit a sixth-inning RBI double against
Chicago reliever Ross Detwiler. Ohtani and Bemboom added two-run
homers against Detwiler in the seventh and eighth, respectively.
Luis Rengifo, Wilfredo Tovar, Goodwin, Calhoun and Ohtani added
two hits each.
Jimenez capped the scoring with a solo home run against
Adalberto Mejia with one out in the ninth. Tim Anderson had two
hits for the White Sox, including a double.
--Field Level Media
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