Lucas Giolito's 7-plus innings of 2-hit ball lift the White Sox to a 4-1 win over the A's in Game 1 of the best-of-3 AL wild-card series

OAKLAND, Calif. — Lucas Giolito took a perfect game into the seventh inning Tuesday in Game 1 of the Chicago White Sox’s wild-card series against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum.Tommy La Stella ended the bid for perfection with a single to center to start the seventh, and Giolito allowed one run on two hits in seven-plus stellar innings as the Sox defeated the A’s 4-1.Giolito struck out eight and walked one as the Sox grabbed a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series.Adam Engel, Jose Abreu and Yasmani Grandal provided the offense with home runs.Engel hit a solo home run to left off Jesu…

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