Coming Up ACEs
Thursday, July 17, 2014
White Sox ACE Program Gets Its Due
ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine columnist Scoop Jackson extols the virtues of the White Sox Amateur City Elite (ACE) Program in the story below. The photo above shows White Sox Director of Youth Baseball Initiatives Kevin Coe and ACE products Corey Ray (Louisville) and Ro Coleman (Vanderbilt), who both played in this year’s College World Series.
You have until Sunday to let us know why you should be the #White Sox #SocialSeries correspondent during our games vs. the Giants in San Francisco. Here are the details:
Quote of the Day
Alexei Ramirez on replacing Derek Jeter at shortstop for the American League in Tuesday’s All-Star Game (through interpreter and Sox Director of PR Lou Hernandez):
“I was nervous when I was first told it was going to happen. To go out there and to take the place of someone who has been a baseball legend, I just took off my hat and showed him respect. It was a great moment.”
Tomorrow’s Schedule: The Season’s Second Half Begins
White Sox vs. Astros at U.S. Cellular Field (7:10 p.m., CT, WCIU) in the opener of a three-game series and six-game homestand that continues against the Royals. Starters: LHP Jose Quintana (5-7, 3.24) for the Sox, RHP Scott Feldman (4-6, 4.33) for Houston.
Photo of the Day