Cleveland In For a Quick Three
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
Tonight’s Sox Lineup
Pods 7, Missile 6, JD 9, Thome dh, PK 3, AJ 2, Nix 4, Beckham 5, BA 8. Buehrle pitching.
Congratulations to All-Star Mark Buehrle on making his fourth All-Star team. It will be special for him to take the mound in St. Louis.
Blog Night IV
Time is running out. The deadline for Blog Night IV tickets is this Thursday at 5 p.m. CT.
If you haven’t heard, Blog Night IV is Tuesday, July 21, White Sox vs. Tampa Bay. Tickets are $19 and of course there will be a special pregame session in the Interview Room (aka Conference & Learning Center) with special guests and special prizes.
Thanks to everyone who has already purchased tickets. Sign up today (or at least by Thursday) since tickets are limited.
If you are a season ticket holder or already have tickets for that game, just shoot me an email and I’ll see how we can make it work for you.
Thanks to members of the White Sox Volunteer Corps who are headed to Rush University Medical Center tomorrow to donate blood. Gordon Beckham and John Danks will stop by to thank our fans and the Rush employees who are giving of their time and bodily fluids.
If you’d like to make an appointment for tomorrow to donate, go to www.givebloodgivelife.org, click on the State of Illinois on the map. The second paragraph includes info on tomorrow’s event.
Double Duty Classic
Some of the very top amateur baseball players from across the country will be at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday for the second Double Duty Classic. Admission is free. Gates open at noon, game time is 1 p.m. and pregame entertainment will be provided by the King High School Marching Band and the South Shore Drill Team. The top minority high school players will make up the two teams and each team will wear replica jerseys from the Negro Leagues.
Michael Wilbon of ESPN, Ken Williams and former Negro Leaguers will join the youth players for a pregame forum. Jimmie Lee Solomon of Major League Baseball will attend the game, which is intended to celebrate and honor the Negro Leagues and the annual East-West All-Star Game played at old Comiskey Park.