For the Cubs
Patterson, CF; Perez, SS; Lee, 1B; Burnitz, RF; Ramirez, 3B; Walker, DH; Hollandsworth, LF; Hariston, 2B; Blanco, C. Maddux is pitching.
For the Sox
Podsednik, LF; Iguchi, 2B; Rowand, CF; Konerko, 1B; Everett, DH; Dye, RF; Pierzynski, C; Crede, 3B; Ozuna, SS. Contreras is pitching.
Be Aware of the Heat
Yesterday, fans did a great job beating the heat. Very few cases were treated by our medical personnel. SportsService, the ballpark vendor, sold a record number of bottles of water. If you are attending today, please make sure you hydrate, use the rain rooms or shower if you need to and visit a cooling station if you start to feel the effects of the heat.
Yesterday’s crowd was as pro-Sox as any intracity contest in memory. Sox fans showed up in force at the first series at Wrigley Field in May and dominated the crowd yesterday. It will be interesting to see what the next two days bring …