Erik Peddie picked up his fourth win of the season

Chicago White Sox’s Erik Peddie (31) picked up his fourth win of the season against the hometown Washington Nationals.

The right-hander pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, striking out six and walking none in the win over the Nationals at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois, on Friday.

After getting out of the first inning with a strikeout, Pedi didn’t allow a single batter to reach base in the second. After leading off the third with a single to Ildemaro Vargas and advancing to second on a throwing error at first base, Peddy got Jacoby Young to ground out to second and third, but got C.J. Abrams to fly out to center field to end the threat.

In the fourth inning, when the White Sox scored three runs to take a 3-0 lead, Peddy got leadoff hitter Trey Lipscomb to ground into a fielder’s choice, but Eddie Rosario doubled. With runners on first and second, Peddy struck out Jay Meneses and got Luis Garcia Jr. to ground out to third to end the threat.

After striking out the side again in the fifth,

Pedi gave up a leadoff single to Lipscomb in the top of the sixth, but got Rosario to fly out to right field to end the threat. 안전놀이터 추천 Pedi returned to the mound in the seventh and worked the final inning of the game with a clean strikeout. With the White Sox up 3-0 in the eighth, he was replaced by Jordan Ledger, who finished the night. The White Sox went on to win 4-0.

Pedi threw 99 pitches, including a sinker (36), cutter (35), splitter (18), and sweeper (10). His sinker topped out at 94.5 miles per hour (152.1 km/h).

Pedi, who went 21-33 with a 5.41 ERA in 102 games (454 1/3 innings) for Washington from 2017 to 2022, spent last season with the NC Dinos of the KBO. He was dominant in 30 games (180⅓ innings), going 20-6 with a 2.00 ERA and 209 strikeouts, earning league MVP and Pitcher’s Golden Glove honors.

Pedi returned to the major leagues this season, signing a two-year, $15 million deal with the White Sox. He is 4-0 with a 2.60 ERA in nine starts (52 innings). Peddy has been responsible for four of the White Sox’ 12 wins this season.

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