The Cell – Game 2 with the Yankees
**Injury news – Austin Jackson is still on crutches and there won’t be any other news until after the All-Star break. Justin Morneau is in Charlotte, going 0 to 2 last night. The focus is on his batting, playing 1st will come at a later time.
**Chris Sale named to the pitching staff for the All-Star game.
For those who can’t see the game tonight the boys are wearing the full white pinstripes with black t-shirts
Nice heads up by Brett Lawrie to get the Yankees runner at home.
Adam Eaton with a single to open the Sox home half.
Yankees open the scoring at the top of the 2nd 1 to 0. An E – 6 on Tim Anderson and its 2 to 0 Yankees.
Brett with a single to right to open the bottom of 2nd, solid double for Alex Avila
Top of the 3rd, with a 2 run Yankees home run it’s 4 to 0. A Yankee double takes the score to 5 to 0. Carlos has nothing tonight.
Top of 5 and its Yankees – 6 and Sox – 0.
Chris Beck has the office keys, Carlos is in the showers for tonight. Dioner Navarro has replaced Alex Avila (right hamstring) behind the plate. Adam with a stunner to home guns down the run and keeps the score at 6 to 0 in favor of New York.
Michael Ynoa and Dan Jennings also got the office keys but struggled to shut down the run fest.
The Sox finished the game with only 6 hits and 2 errors on the night. Alex Avila on the 15 day disabled list for a right hamstring strain and a corresponding move will be made tomorrow.
**Final Score – New York – 9 and White Sox – 0
Miguel Gonzalez in the office to close the series before a day off on Thursday.
The Atlanta Braves are the final team to visit The Cell to close the first half of the season before the All Star break