Homestand Jump Start
Friday, June 2, 2006, 3:15 pm
Pods, LF; Iguchi, 2B; Thome, DH; PK, 1B; Dye, RF; AJ, C; Crede, 3B; Uribe, SS; Anderson, CF. Garland Pitching.
At 19-6 (.760), the White Sox own the best home record in baseball … the best 25-game home start in Sox history came in 1972 (21-4) … with 32 quality starts, the Sox are tied with the Tigers for most in the American League … tonight is the first of 10 meetings between the Sox and Texas this year … Chicago is averaging 34,111 fans (including 12 sellouts) this season, fourth-best in the American League … our 17.9 percent increase from last season leads the major leagues … Jermaine Dye, who hit two home runs last night and has 40 RBI in his last 38 games, leads the American League with a .671 slugging percentage, is tied for third with 16 home runs and tied for 10th with 41 RBI.
The White Sox vs. Angels rainout on 5/11 at U.S. Cellular Field has been rescheduled for 8/7 at 7:05 pm … Comcast Sports Net and WSCR 670 AM will broadcast the game … The Sox vs. Indians game on 6/11 and Sox vs. Houston game on 6/25, both at USCF, have been picked up by ESPN with games times now set for 7:05 pm