CHICAGO WHITE SOX 3, HOUSTON ASTROS 2 (11 INNINGS)

ROOKIE YOAN MONCADA TIED THE GAME WITH A HOME RUN IN THE NINTH INNING AND THEN DROVE HOME THE WINNING RUN IN THE 11TH TO LIFT CHICAGO PAST HOUSTON 3-2 ON THURSDAY NIGHT, AS THE AMERICAN LEAGUE’S WORST TEAM SWEPT A THREE-GAME SERIES FROM ITS BEST. LEURY GARCIA LED OFF THE 11TH BY HITTING A SINGLE PAST A DIVING SECOND BASEMAN JOSE ALTUVE, AND THEN ADVANCED TO SECOND AFTER RIGHT FIELDER JOSH REDDICK BOBBLED THE BALL. THEN, ON THE SECOND PITCH FROM RELIEVER FRANCIS MARTES, MONCADA KNOCKED A SINGLE PAST A DIVING ALTUVE AGAIN FOR THE GAME-WINNER. MARTES (4-2) STRUCK OUT ALL THREE BATTERS HE FACED IN THE 10TH INNING, BUT ALLOWED THE PAIR OF HITS IN THE 11TH. DAVID HOLMBERG (2-3) GOT THE LAST OUT OF THE