Today’s Pregame Notes
Wednesday, July 20, 2005, 9:30 am
As of 9 am, just 500 tickets remain for today’s game. Sales for the four-game Boston series remain brisk, so act soon if you intend to attend.
Ozuna, 3B … Iguchi, 2B … Thomas, DH … Konerko, 1B … Everett, LF … Dye, RF … Rowand, CF … Widger, C … Uribe, SS … Garcia, RHP.
Postgame Notes from Last Night
Our five-game winning streak was snapped and we fell to 31-6 against the AL Central … it was our first loss in the division since 6/5 (Wow!) … we have now lost four of our last five games at home (thanks to the A’s) … with 31,008 attending last night, we recorded our 17th plus 30,000 crowd of the season and are now averaging 31,853 over our last 20 home games (we have played 47).
Freddy in Daylight
Today’s starter, Freddy Garica (9-3, 3.41), has gone 6-0 with a 2.99 ERA over his last 11 starts … he is trying for a career-best seventh straight victory … is 9-4 with a 3.54 ERA lifetime vs. Detroit … in daylight, Garcia is 38-11, 3.28 over his career, 13-1 with a 2.40 ERA in his last 18 day starts and 4-1 with a 2.71 ERA this season. Let the sun shine …