Blue Jays get much-needed victory thanks to trio of home runs

Blue Jays get much-needed victory thanks to trio of home runs
Blue Jays get much-needed victory thanks to trio of home runs

CHICAGO — George Springer, Bo Bichette and David Schneider homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Monday.

Chris Bassitt struck out seven in five scoreless innings as Toronto snapped a three-game losing streak. Bassitt (5-6) allowed five hits and no walks against his first major league team.

Springer hit his home run, fourth of the season, in the second inning after Daulton Varsho reached on a two-out walk off Nick Nastrini.

Bichette led off the fourth inning with his fourth home run, a 419-foot shot to center field.

Nastrini (0-4) allowed three hits in five innings. He struck out five and walked four.

Last-place Chicago lost its sixth straight game. He fell to 15-40 for the worst 55-game start in franchise history.

Gavin Sheets homered in the eighth off Erik Swanson for the only run for the White Sox, who went 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position and left 11 runners on base.

Andrew Benintendi had three of Chicago’s 10 hits. Sheets and Corey Julks each had two hits.

For the Auzlejos, the Dominican Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 3-0.

 
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