* Game 1 *
Pete Cimino Closes Door on White Sox 7 - 2
Don Mincher's 3 run blast off White Sox starter Tommy John (3-3) helped vault the Angels to a 4 run lead after the 1st inning. Chicago mounted a rally in the top half of the 2nd off California starting pitcher George Brunet with a homerun by Ken Berry and a pair of doubles by Pete Ward and Jerry McNertney. But, Angels reliever Pete Cimino was summoned from the bullpen and quickly extinquished any chance of a Sox comeback. Cimino picked up the win while allowing only 1 hit the final 7 1/3 innings (a 3rd inning single by Tom McCraw). * Pete Cimino lifetime major league statistics include 161 IP with 5 wins and 8 losses *.
* Game 2 *
Jim O'Toole Captures His 2nd Win
White Sox starting pitcher Jim O'Toole (2-1) surrendered only 5 hits through 7 innings and allowed no earned runs to help Chicago gain a split of the twinight doubleheader with a 2 - 1 victory over the California Angels. O'Toole stroked a run scoring single in the 5th inning to tie the score 1 - 1 while Ron Hansen's 8th inning bases loaded Sac Fly scored Tommy McCraw with the go ahead run. Hoyt Wilhelm retired the final two Halos to earn his 2nd save of the season. Angels bonus baby and future Chisox, Rick Reichardt had 3 hits for the Angels.
The White Sox are now 23 - 12 on the year.
Chicago White Sox Jim O'Toole Warming Up At Sarasota's Payne Park