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It’s Cold at Comisky

The Sox welcome Cleveland for a 3 game series

****GAME ONE – John Danks in the office

**Top of 1st – thanks to an error by the catcher the Indians open the scoring 3 to 0

**Top of 2nd – Indians add 2 more for a 5 to 0 lead

**Bottom of 4th – Todd Frazier with his 2nd home run, 5 to 1 Indians lead.

**Top of 5th – Indians add another one for a 6 to 1 lead. another run in taking the lead to 7 to 1. (it’s snowing again)

**Top of 6th – Dan Jennings now in the office

**Bottom of 6th – Abreu hit by a pitch.

**With the mistakes of the White Sox early in the game, the Indians held on and took out the win 7 to 1

****GAME TWO – Chris Sale in the office.  Black Jersey’s with white pinstripe pants

**Bottom of 3rd – Canon(Abreu) with a blast to open the scoring for the Sox 1 to 0, Frazier safe thanks to E-5,

**Bottom of 4th – Garcia with a single,Avi to second on a wild pitch, E-8 and Avi is home for a 2 to 0 Sox lead, overthrow by the pitcher and Shuck at second.

**Bottom of 5th – Cannon with a looper to center. Wild pitch moves Cannon to second.

**Top of 6th –  Indians tie the game at 2 all

**Top of 7th – Indians take the lead 3 to 2.

**Bottom of 7th – Jackson on with a single, Rollins with a double moving Jackson to 3rd. Cannon gifted 1st thanks the the Intentional walk, pond is loaded. Jackson scores to tie the game, RBI single to right for Melky brings Rollins home for a 4 to 3 Sox lead, Avi with a 3 run shot to take command of the game 7 to 3.

**Matt Albers and Zach Duke combined to close out the game. Series tied at one game each.

Today’s game has been cancelled due to rain. May 23 will be a straight double-header.

Revised pitching will see Jose Quintana on Monday, Carlos Rodon on Wednesday and Matt Latos on Thursday.

Congratulations to Adam and Katie Eaton on the birth of their first child

Tomorrow opens a 3 game series in Minnesota

 

 

 

Games 1 and 2 with Tampa Bay

1579608I am disappointed by the outcome of both games. The positives so far is that neither game was a shutout. There were some bright spots in both games but silly mistakes cost us to much-needed wins.

*Game one

Error – Abreu missed a catch

Pitching Staff – John Danks, Daniel Webb, Junior Guerra

*Bottom of 2nd – Tampa opened the scoring 2 to – 0

*Top of 5th – Sox tied it at 2 all. With Carlos Sanchez on base, Adam Eaton with a bunt single brought Sanchez home. Alexei Ramirez sac fly brought Eaton home for the 2nd score of the inning.

*Bottom of 5th – The Rays take the lead 3 to 1. The add 3 more in the bottom of the 6th to take a 6 to 2 lead.

*Top of 7th – Sox add their final 3 runs with Carlos Sanchez crossing the plate on a Ramirez ground out. Jose Abreu hits a home run to right with Eaton on base. Rays – 6 and the Sox – 5.

*Bottom of 7th – Tampa Bay adds the final run of the day taking the score to 7 to 5.

**Game 2. Rays – 5 and Sox 4

Pitching Staff – Jeff Samardzjia, Zach Putnam, Jake Petricka

*Top of 1st – Ramirez scores on an Abreu single. Sox – 1 and Rays – 0

*Bottom of 1st – Rays tie the score at 1 all

*Top of 4 – Melky Cabrera line drive to center brings Abreu across the place for a 2 all game.

*Bottom of 7th – Rays take the lead 3 to 2

*Top of 8th – Conor Gillaspie belts a home run to right with Eaton on board for a 4 to 3 Sox lead

*Bottom of 8th – Thanks to an error by Alexei Ramirez, Tampa is able to steal the win 5 to 4.

Game 3 with the Rangers

10361518_3509412416527_814849475004887912_nCarlos Rodon is in the office for the final game in the series. Jake Petricka joins Carlos on the pitching staff for the game today. Jake passes the keys to Zach Duke. Daniel Webb and Dan Jennings both join the staff for the night

Lineup: Eaton(Spanky), Cabrera, Abreu, LaRoche, Garcia(Avi), Ramirez(Alexei), Beckham(Bacon), Flowers, Sanchez

*Bottom of 1st – Rangers open the scoring and lead 1 to 0.

*Top of 4th – Avi at 3rd and Alexei at first. Bacon kisses a sac fly to right bringing Avi home for a 1 all ball game.

*Top of 6th – The Beard is on with an infield single(listed an error)

*Top of 7th – The Beard on with a single to left

*Bottom of 7th – Jake Petricka is in the office,Zach Duke takes over in the office

*Top of 8th – The Beard is on with an infield single. another Texas error gets Avi on 1st, moving LaRoche to second.

*Bottom of 8th – Daniel Webb now in the office. Rangers have loaded the bases.

*Top of 9th – Spanky on with a single.

*Bottom of 11 – 22 total base runners left stranded, Texas has 4 errors in this game. Dan Jennings now in the office. With runners at first and second, Choo hits a single to left to score the winning run

*Final score is Texas 2 and Sox 1

Pack your travel bag as we head for home and welcome the Detroit Tigers.

The Q is in the office

**Today’s blog is in memory of Emily and Maurie(Super Dawgs). You will be missed

Jose Quintana is in the office today for game 2 of the 4 game series with Cleveland. This is Jose’s 95th start of his career

Paul Konerko’s retirement game on Saturday has a few Standing Room Only tickets left.

Line up:Eaton, Cabrera, Abreu(Cannon), LaRoche(The Beard), Garcia, Gillaspie, Ramirez, Flowers(T-Flow), Sanchez

*Top of 1st – Indians open the scoring 1 – 0

*Bottom of 4th – Cannon with a double, The Beard with a walk, Avi with a single bringing Cannon home for a 1 all game. Conor with a walk.

*Top of 5th – a double brings the Indians runner home for a 2 to 1 Indians lead

*Bottom of 5th – T-Flow with a single to left

*Bottom of 6th – The Beard walked, Avi safe at 2nd on a throwing error.

*Top of 8th – Zach Putnam is now in the office. Solo home run takes the score to 3 to 1 Indians lead.

*Bottom of 8th – Spanky on with single, He moves to 2nd on a wild pitch, Cannon walked.

*Top of 9th – Dan Jennings in the office.

*Bottom of the 9th – Emilio Bonifacio in batting.

Final score, Indians – 3 and Sox – 1. Cleveland pitching was just too good today, along with minor mistakes give them the opportunities to get runs on the board.

John Danks is in the office tomorrow for game 3 of the series.

 

 

 

Got any K’s for Sale

It is game one of a four game series with the Indians. Chris Sale against Corey Kluber. Last outing Kluber racked up a high of 18 strikeouts.

Lineup today: Eaton, Cabrera, Abreu, LaRoche, Garcia, Gillaspie(Conor), Ramirez, Flowers, Sanchez, Shuck(J.B)

Uniform today is the White Pinstripe

*Top of 3rd – Indians open the scoring 1 – 0

*Bottom of 6 – Eaton scores on a Kluber wild pitch to tie the score at 1 all

*Bottom of 10 – Avi with a single but is replaced, to run by J.B Shuck. Conor’s single to left gets J.B to 2nd. Sanchez single to left helps J.B make it home for a 2 to 1 Sox win

The Sox have gained half a game on K.C today, only 4.5

In the office tomorrow will be Jose “The Q” Quintana

 

 

Can You Say Sweep?

10846017_10153471226798298_3762506296448831856_nIt was Game 3 in Oakland today and Jeff Samardzija was in the mound office and pitched 8 solid inning with help from Zach Putnam in the 9th inning

The boys wore the gray away uniforms today.

In the line up today was Eaton(*Spanky), Bonifacio, Cabrera(Melky), Abreu(Cannon), Garcia(Avi), Beckham(Bacon), Ramirez, Soto, Sanchez

*Top of 1st – Eaton opened the game with a double, Bonifacio bunted and was safe at 1st, moving Spanky to 3rd. Melky’s ground out to 3rd, moved Bonifacio to 2nd. Cannon walked to load the bases. Avi grounds into a forces, Spanky was out at home but Bonifacio scored, Cannon to 3rd and Avi safe at 1st on a throwing error. Sox open the scoring 1 – 0.

*Bottom of 4th – Oakland takes a 2 – 1 lead on a 2 run homer.

*Top of 5th – Eaton reached on a fielding error and moves to 2nd on a single by Bonifacio, Melky grounds into a force at second, and is safe at first. Abreu singled to left, bringing Eaton home, and Melky held up at 2nd. Avi loads the bases with a single, Bacon walked bringing home Melky, Missile’s single saw Cannon and Avi both cross home plate. Oakland added another run in the bottom of the 5th cutting the Sox lead to 5 to 3

*Top of the 9th – would see the final runs of the game come when with Melky on first, Avi belts a home run to right center for a 7 to 3 Sox lead.

The first sweep of the A’s since 1997

Pack your travel bag as we head for home and a showdown with Cleveland and Corey Kluber who last time out was on the verge of a perfect game with 18 strikeouts. Chris Sale and the K Zone in the office tomorrow

 

Game 2 in Oakland

Rally Monkey

Rally Monkey

It is game 2 of the 3 game series with the Oakland A’s. The Sox pulled out an amazing win 7 to 6 and the last out to get the runner at home from a throw deep in the outfield from Adam Eaton, anything today will be possible.

John Danks is in the mound office today. Jake Petricka, Dan Jennings and David Robertson all helped out today.

Uniform: Gray away.

Line up: Eaton(Spanky), Cabrera(Melky), Abreu(Cannon), LaRoche(The Beard), Garcia, Gillaspie, Ramirez, Flowers, Sanchez

*Top of 1st – Cannon on with a single up the middle, The Beard with a single but they got the force at second.

*Bottom of 1st – 2 run home run opens the scoring giving the A’s the lead 2 – 0

*Top of 3rd – With Spanky and Melky on base, Avi’s single brings the boys home for a 2 – 2 ball game.

*Top of 5th – Melky on with a single,

*Top of 7th – With Spanky on 3rd thanks to his speed and a throwing error, Melky’s single brings him home for a 3 to 2 lead. Cannon doubled to deep center getting Melky across home plate for a 4 to 2 lead

*Top of 8th – Avi with a single to right, Conor is safe at first with Avi out thanks to the force. Missile on first with an infield single, Conor to second.

*Bottom of 8th – A’s add a run on a Double play. Sox still lead 4 – 3. Jake Petricka now has the office mound keys, Dan Jennings has taken over in the office. David Robertson is in the office

*Top of 9th – Cannon hit by a pitch

David Robertson out the game in the mound office. Final score White Sox 4 and the A’s 3. Jeff Samardzija is in the mound office for the final game of the series.

 

Game 3 with the Brewers

Chicago-White-Sox-Alt-Unis-2014It is one game apiece in this 3 game series, with Jose Quintana in the mound office today. Also helping him today was Jake Petricka, David Robertson

Line Up: Eaton(Spanky),Bonifacio(Emilio), Cabrera(Melky), Garcia(Avi), LaRoche, Ramirez(Missile), Beckham(Bacon), Flowers(T-Flow), Quintana

Uniform: Gray Uniform

*Top of 1st – Spanky walked,Melky’s Sac Fly gets Spanky home for a 1 – 0 lead.Avi with a solo shot makes it a 2 – 0 Sox lead. Laroche solo shot makes it a 3 – 0

*Top of 3rd – Melky on with a single,

*Top of 4th – Missile on with a single,

*Top of 5th – T-Flow with a single

*Top of 6th – Avi with a broken bat single,

*Top of 7th – Bacon with a double to open the inning, Spanky to first with a walk, Emilio with a single, brings Bacon home for a 4 – 0 lead, Melky with a walk loads the pond. Avi struck out to close the inning

*Bottom  of 8th – Brewers on the Board, Sox still lead 4 – 1. Jake Petricka on the office.

*Top of 9th – Spanky on with a single

*Bottom of the 9th – Brewers with a solo home run to take the score to 4 to 2 still in the Sox favor.

Final – The Sox win the game 4 to 2 and take the series 2 games to 1.

Pack your travel bag as we head for home and a much-needed day off. Then it is off to Oakland for a 3 game series with Carlos Rodon opening on Friday, John Danks on Saturday and Jeff Samardzjia

 

 

 

 

Welcome Back Chris

891White Sox Indians BaseballIt is Game 2 with the Brewers and Chris Sale is back in the office after serving his 5 day suspension. Helping Chris out in the office today was

Lineup: Eaton(Spanky), Cabrera, Abreu(Cannon), Garcia(Avi), Gillaspie(Conor), Ramirez(Missile), Flowers, Johnson, Sale, Bonifico

Uniform: Gray pants with black jerseys

*Bottom of 1st – after a triple, an out at first opens the scoring 1 – 0. An error by Conor and the runner is safe at first. Stolen base and error has the runner safe at second.

*Top of 4th – with a single and an error Cannon on at second. Avi with a single moves Cannon to 3rd.

*Top of the 5th – Missile with a double. A double by T-Flow and this game is tied at 1. Micah with a single and they wave T-Flow home for a 2 – 1 Sox lead. Micah safe at second on a steal.

*Bottom of the 5th – Tie score with a home run. Sox – 2 and Brewers – 2

*Top of the 7th – T-Flow on with a single, Micah on with a walk, Chris safe at first getting T-Flow at 3rd.

*Top of 8th – Cannon with a walk,Avi on first with a single, a wild pitch moves the boys to 2nd and 3rd(Cannon 90 feet from home)Conor at first with a walk,a Sac Fly from Missile gets Cannon home for a 3 to 2 Sox lead.

*Bottom of the 8th – Chris issues his first walk of the night

*Top of the 9th – an Error by the Catcher (E2) Micah is on first, Bonifico safe with a bunt but they got Micah at third. Spanky with a single to left, Cannon belts a single and brings home Bonifico home for a 4 to 2 lead.

*Bottom of the ninth – Bonifico in at second and David Robertson in the office.

Final Score — Sox 4 and the Brewers 2

Jose “The Q” Quintana in the office for the final game of the series

In Milwaukee

10361518_3509412416527_814849475004887912_nThe first of a 3 game series with the Milwaukee Brewers and Jeff Samardzija is back in the mound off today after surviving his 5 game suspension. In the office with him today was Zach Putnam, Hector Noesi in for one pitch and gets the out.

Line Up: Eaton(Spanky), Cabrera(Melky), Abreu(Cannon), Garcia, Gillaspie(Conor), Ramirez(Missile), Soto, Johnson,(Jeff)Samardzija

Uniform today is the gray away

*Top of the 1st – Eaton was safe at first on a throwing error and Cabrera taps into a double play.

*Bottom of 1st – Brewers open the scoring 1 – 0, a home run gives the Brewers a 3 – 0 lead.

*Bottom of 2nd – a double takes the score to 4 to 0 in the Brewers favor. A blooper takes the score to 5 – 0

*Top of the 4th – Spanky on with a single, Abreu on with a single.

*Bottom of 4th – back to back doubles make it s 6 to 0 Brewers lead

*Top of the 5th – Conor on with a single up the middle, Soto with his first HOME RUN of the season, the Sox cut the lead to 6 – 2. Jeff with a single to center. Spanky with a double, Jeff held at 3rd, Melky walks to load the pond. Abreu hits into a force at 2nd to close the inning

*Bottom of the 5th – a triple and E-9 make it a 7 – 2 Brewers lead

*Top of 7th – Soto with a single to center, Beckham pitch batting for Jeff, and an error we now have runners at the corners. Spanky’s single brings Soto home and its a 7 – 3 Brewers lead. Wild pitch moves Spanky to second. Abreu’s single gets a pair home and the Sox trail by 2 , 7 to 5.

*Bottom of the 7th – Gordon Beckham now at second and Zach Putnam in the office

*Top of the 8th – Conor open’s with a double. Ramirez with a single and they hold Conor at 3rd. Adam LaRoche to the plate and his single brings Conor home for a 7 to 6 Brewers lead, Spank’s single brings Missile home and ties the score at 7 all.

*Bottom of the 8th – A 2 run homer takes the lead 9 to 7. Another homer take it to 10 to 7. Hector Noesi now in the office

*Top of the 9th – Cannon on with a single, Avi hits into a Rack Em up (double play)

Final Score Brewers – 10 and Sox – 7

Chris Sale returns tomorrow night to the mound office.