‘Fire Tony!’ Chants of “Fire Tony!” as Chicago White Sox lose to Texas Rangers

CHICAGO — There were loud chants of “Fire Tony!” Guaranteed Rate Field was rocked by the chants of “Fire Tony!” Manager Tony La Russa, and the Chicago White Sox He lost to the After a five-run lead, he was down by five runs. Texas Rangers 11-9 in 10 innings Saturday

La Russa is under more scrutiny since she ordered an unusual intentional walk in loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The White Sox won last season's AL Central, but are now just 27-30 under the guidance of their Hall of Fame manager, a 77-year-old.

Chicago has lost three out of four. Texas won just four of its last eleven games.

Jake Burger Three-run homer from the AL ERA leader Martin Perez That helped the White Sox to take a 5-0 lead into their fifth.

The Rangers fought back, however. Adolis Garcia Hit a three-run homer Lucas Giolito The fifth was tied at 7. Jonah HeimAs the crowd of 30,221 started chanting at La Russa,'sacrifice fly in the seventh.

Nathaniel Lowe Texas won with his second run-scoring double. The drive began in the 10th and ended in a four-run spurt. Passed ball by Reese McGuire Another run was scored and Marcus Semien A two-run hit.

Chicago was within two runs at the bottom of the second half thanks to Danny Mendick's RBI double and Andrew Vaughn’s sacrifice fly. Joe Barlow Retired Luis Robert Jose Abreu To end it.

Texas relief Matt Moore Five batters were struck out in 3-0 innings.

Matt Foster (1-1) was the winner.

The White Sox tagged Pérez for 12 hits and six earned runs in five innings. Perez began the day with a 1.56 ERA.

Giolito impressed through four innings, before Garcia struck out for the 12th consecutive year.

This story was contributed to by The Associated Press.

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