Wells robs game-tying homer in White Sox 3-1 win

Wells robs game-tying homer in White Sox 3-1 win

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CHICAGO (AP) - Left fielder Casper Wells robbed Reed Johnson of a home run in the eighth inning to help the Chicago White Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Sunday.

With the White Sox leading 3-1, Wells leaped up against the left-field wall to make a spectacular catch and rob Johnson of the game-tying homer. It was 1 of several great defensive plays by the White Sox.

Alex Rios added two hits and an RBI for Chicago and Jose Quintana scattered nine hits in 5 2-3 innings for the win.

up against the left-field wall to make a spectacular catch.

White Sox relievers Ramon Troncoso and Donnie Veal each retired the two batter they faced and Nate Jones pitched a scoreless eighth. Closer Addison Reed pitched scoreless ninth for his 25th save in 29 chances.

Braves starter Mike Minor (9-5) pitched his first career complete game in the loss.

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