Olson, Chapman rally Athletics to 5-4 win over White Sox

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – AUGUST 19: Members of the Oakland Athletics celebrate a win over the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on August 19, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. The Athletics defeated the White Sox 5-4. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Matt Olson slugged a go-ahead two-run homer, Matt Chapman added a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Thursday.

Sean Murphy also homered as the A’s avoided a sweep in their four-game series with AL Central-leading Chicago. Oakland ended a four-game skid and maintained its grip on the second AL wild-card spot.

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Casey Drottar is a Freelance Sports Reporter for The Associated Press. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook

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