The Cleveland Guardians fell to the Chicago White Sox on the road on Wednesday night by a final score of 7-2, marking the second consecutive loss to Chicago.

For Cleveland (19-23), the Guardians got on the board in the 1st inning with an RBI double by first baseman Josh Bell to give Cleveland a 1-0 lead. The only other run would come later in the 7th inning when Bell was walked with the bases loaded to score a run and cut the deficit to 7-2. Starting pitcher Peyton Battenfield suffered his fifth loss of the season for going 4.1 innings, striking out two batters, but allowing 9 hits and a walk for five earned runs.

For Chicago (16-28), the White Sox tied the game at 1-1 in the 2nd inning when outfielder Gavin Sheets hit a solo homerun. Chicago would take the lead in the 4th inning with a solo homerun by first baseman Andrew Vaughn and a two-run homerun from designated hitter Jake Burger to give the White Sox a 4-1 lead. Third baseman Yoan Moncada would hit an RBI single in the 5th inning, while shortstop Tim Anderson would also hit an RBI single and outfielder Andrew Benintendi would ground into a fielder’s choice to score a run in the 6th to give Chicago a 7-1 lead. Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger got his third win of the season for going 6.0 innings, striking out five batters and allowing six hits and four walks for two earned runs.

The Guardians will attempt to avoid a series sweep against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, May 18th, with first pitch set for 2:10 p.m.