“In the first couple of innings I was not really commanding the plate,” Kopech said. “Not having the comfort to go straight to a slider or a breaking ball, to make up for spraying a fastball, really puts you two steps behind. If you’re not throwing a fastball for a strike or your secondary for a strike, you’re just fighting yourself.
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Michael Kopech pitches 4 strong innings and Andrew Vaughn homers as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 to earn a doubleheader split