CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Bradish struck out 11 in seven no-hit innings, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 4-1 on Sunday for a sweep of their four-game series.

Bradish (1-0), who missed the start of the season because of a right elbow injury, walked four in his fifth start this season. He threw 103 pitches, 63 for strikes.

Danny Coulombe was inserted for the eighth, and Danny Mendick led off with a pinch-hit drive to left for Chicago’s only hit of the game. It was Mendick’s second homer of the season.

Adley Rutschman and Colton Cowser homered for Baltimore, which closed out a 4-3 trip. The Orioles were swept by St. Louis before their successful stay in Chicago.

Craig Kimbrel pitched a perfect ninth for his 12th save.

The start of the game was delayed 1 hour and 40 minutes by rain.

The Orioles grabbed a 2-0 lead in the sixth. Jordan Westburg singled with one out and Rutschman followed with his 10th homer, a 400-foot drive to left that stopped Garrett Crochet’s 24-inning scoreless streak.

Crochet (5-5) struck out 11 in six innings. He allowed three hits and walked one.

Cowser led off the eighth with his seventh homer against Michael Soroka, and James McCann added a sacrifice fly in the ninth.

Korey Lee had the hardest-hit ball off Bradish, lining to the warning track in right to end the fourth.

Orioles shortstop Gunnar Henderson made a sharp play in the fifth, ranging to his left to field Zach Remillard’s grounder up the middle before throwing him out on the run.

The last-place White Sox have lost five straight and nine of 10.

Crochet retired his first 11 hitters, striking out seven, before Ryan Mountcastle doubled down the left field line with two outs in the fourth.


The White Sox claimed left-hander Sammy Peralta off waivers from Seattle and optioned him to Triple-A Charlotte. He was claimed by the Mariners off waivers from the White Sox on April 2.


White Sox: CF Luis Robert Jr. (right hip flexor strain) is expected to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte on Tuesday. Robert, who hit 38 homers last season, has played in just seven games this year. He could return in early June after he gets enough at-bats to get his timing down, manager Pedro Grifol said.


Orioles: LHP Cole Irvin (4-2, 3.15 ERA) starts on Monday afternoon against Red Sox RHP Cooper Criswell (2-1, 2.86 ERA) in Baltimore.

White Sox: RHP Nick Nastrini (0-1, 11.91 ERA) faces Toronto RHP Chris Bassitt (4-6, 4.39 ERA) on Monday afternoon in Chicago.