Wednesday, June 18, 2008
OC, SS; Ramirez, 2B; Quentin, LF; Thome, DH; Dye, RF; Swish, 1B; Crede, 3B; BA, CF; Hall, C. Buehrle pitching.
Who’s On First
Ozzie told reporters before the game that he may still consider playing Jim Thome at first base this weekend at Wrigley Field, particularly with Paulie on the DL.
“But I told Jim not to take ground balls or anything (and risk injury),” Guillen said. “It’s not like he’s going to get better in a day or two.”
With his 521st home run last night, Jim Thome tied Hall of Famers Ted Williams and Willie McCovey last night for 16th on the all-time list. Heady stuff …
Happy Birthday To You
Sun-Times beat writer Joe Cowley turns 40 tonight.
Former Sox pitcher Johnny Buzhardt passed away …click here to read his obit.