Tim Anderson hit his first career grand slam, and Carlos Rodón pitched the Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the scuffling New York Yankees on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
José Abreu nearly had a grand slam as well – to almost the same spot in the ballpark – but settled for a sacrifice fly when right fielder Aaron Judge made a jumping catch in front of the wall.
Chicago chased Masahiro Tanaka with nobody out in the fifth and won for only the second time in eight games.
Yoan Moncada had three hits and a walk for the White Sox (5-9), who stole five bases in the last five innings – several of them uncontested. Chicago won two of three to take consecutive series in the Bronx for the first time since 2002-03. Before last August, the White Sox hadn’t captured a series at Yankee Stadium since 2005.
Rodón (2-2) allowed three hits in six innings and struck out five, improving to 3-0 in three starts at…