Thursday, June 19, 2008
OC, SS; AJ, C; Q, LF; Thome, DH; Dye, RF; Swish, 1B; Ramirez, 2B; BA, CF; Ozuna, 3B. Floyd pitching.
The White Sox are hitting .309 with 30 home runs and 102 runs scored (6.4 per game) in June as the team batting average has risen from .246 to .261.
Chicago leads the majors in June for average, slugging (.538) and OBP plus SLG (.909) and ranks among the leaders in homers (T1st), runs per game (2nd) and OBP (2nd, .371).
Last night Mark Buehrle marked the fifth time this season a White Sox starting pitcher carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning … Gavin Floyd threw 7.1 no-hit IP on 4/12 vs. Detroit and 8.1 on 5/6 vs. Minnesota … John Danks went 5.0 hitless IP on 4/3 at Cleveland and 4/26-1 vs. Baltimore …
Heading north tomorrow for the first game of our series with the Cubs … did you know that the all-time series between the two teams is tied, 30-30, with each team going 16-14 at home … amazingly, both teams have scored 291 runs against the other …