White Sox Remember Yogi Berra as Team Opens Series vs. Yankees in New York

Thursday, September 24, 2015

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Today’s News

Tonight’s Game

White Sox vs. Yankees at Yankee Stadium, The Bronx, NY (6:05 p.m. CT, CSN) in the opener of a four-game series. Probable Starters: LHP Chris Sale (12-10, 3.47) for the Sox, RHP Michael Pineda (11-8, 4.10) for New York.

Sale will be making his 30th start of the season and 15th on the road. He needs 11 strikeouts to set a single-season franchise record with 270.

Yogi Berra 1925-2015

White Sox fans have sadly lost two of their franchise icons in 2015–Minnie Minoso and Billy Pierce.

Now, New York Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra–who won more World Series rings (10) than any major leaguer in history and later became a national treasure with his legendary Yogi-isms–has passed away at the age of 90.

Yogi made a positive impact with virtually everyone he met. Robin Ventura, David Robertson and Don Cooper all got to know Yogi well during their time with the Yankees. Hawk Harrelson played against him. Click on the link below for some of their thoughts:

http://mlb.com/r/article?ymd=20150923&content_id=151183786&vkey=news_cws&c_id=cws

Quotes of the Day

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Tomorrow’s Schedule

White Sox vs. Yankees at Yankee Stadium (6:05 p.m. CT, CSN) in the second game of the four-game series. Probable Starters: LHP Carlos Rodon (8-6, 3.78) for the Sox, LHP CC Sabathia (5-9, 4.80) for New York.

2005 Flashback

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Sox’ championship season…

In Game 153 on September 23 at home vs. the Twins, Jermaine Dye belted a three-run homer, his 29th of the season, and went 3-4 in the White Sox’ 3-1 win over the Twins–our 92nd victory of the year…Jose Contreras improved his record to 14-7, tossing a complete game while allowing just one run on six hits with nine strikeouts.

Photo/Video of the Day

Melky Cabrera homered, doubled and singled and drove in three runs in yesterday’s loss to the Tigers. It was Melky’s 12th long one of the season and 100th of his career. Click on the link and take a look at his milestone home run, a two-run shot.

http://www.mlb.com/r/video?content_id=497083283

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