Swimming with the Tampa Bay Rays

305761_589249641094200_2033116706_n     Morning Gang,

Time to welcome the Tampa Bay Rays for a four game series. Chris Sale is opening the pitching with tentatively, Jake Peavy, Gavin Floyd and Dylan Axelrod to take the starting pitcher duties.

The all-star ballot is now out. http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/events/all_star/y2013/ballot.jsp

Grab a coffee and will see you at the bottom of the first.

First Inning – Alejandro De Aza (double), Jeff Keppinger (double), Alex Rios (walk), Adam Dunn, Paul Konerko (single), Conor Gillaspie , Alexei Ramirez

*3 – 1 (White sox Lead) (mistake allowed a run, rays score)(De Aza scored on Keppinger double)(Keppinger scored from second)(Rios scored from second)

Second Inning –   Tyler Flowers, Dewayne Wise, De Aza,

*3 – 1 (Sox lead)( Don Cooper to the mound)(Sale pitch count already at 40)

Third Inning –  Keppinger, Rios, Dunn,

*3 – 2 (Sox lead)(Rays Home run)

Fourth Inning –  Konerko, Gillaspie (walk)(thrown out at home) , Ramirez (double), Flowers ,

*3 – 2 (Sox Lead)(5 strike outs for Chris) 

Fifth Inning – Wise, De Aza,  Keppinger,

*3 – 2

Sixth Inning –  Rios (walk), Dunn(HOME RUN) , Konerko, Gillaspie (walk), Ramirez, Flowers

*5 – 2 (Sox lead)(Home Run by Dunn with Rios on)

Seventh Inning –  Wise, De Aza,  Keppinger (single) , Rios (single) , Dunn,

*5 – 2 (Sox Lead)(Nate Jones up in the bullpen)

Eight Inning — Konerko, Gillaspie, Ramirez, Flowers, Wise, De aza, Keppinger, Rios, Dunn,

*5 — 2 (Sox Lead)(Matt Thornton on the mound)

Ninth Inning — Addison Reed in to close things out.

HE GONE and that is the game kids. White Sox Win by a score of 5 to 2.

Big congrats to the boys, It was a solid win, small steps and you could see some confidence start to grow. The win has us THREE games out of first. A game and a half behind the Twins and the Tigers who lost to the Royals today in 10 innings by a score of 8 to 3

Game two tomorrow with Jake Peavy getting the call to the mound.

See you at The Cell


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