Sox Look to Continue Winning Ways vs. Twins
Monday, April 11, 2016
This Afternoon’s Game
White Sox vs. Twins at Target Field, Minneapolis (3:10 p.m. CT, CSN) in the opener of a three-game series and the home opener for Minnesota. Starting Pitchers: LHP Jose Quintana (0-0, 3.18) for the Sox, RHP Kyle Gibson (0-1, 7.20) for Minny.
Quotes of the Day
Brett Lawrie and Chris Sale on Saturday’s dramatic come-from-behind win over Cleveland.
Lawrie: “When you can punch teams in the mouth late in ball games like that, It sets the tone.”
Sale: “We all know what’s going on here. We just keep riding until the last out.”
Sox-Tribe in May 23 Twin Bill
Sunday’s postponement of the series finale vs. the Indians will be made up on May 23 as part of a straight doubleheader, beginning at 4:10 p.m. CT.
Sox Notes of Note
Adam Eaton, who missed Saturday’s game because his wife Katie was in labor and was placed on the paternity list Sunday after the birth of his newborn son Brayden, is back with the team for today’s game…The Sox are among the American League leaders with four quality starts, rank fourth with a 3.07 ERA and fifth with a .221 opponents average. The Sox bullpen has gone 1-0 with a 1.76 ERA, 17 strikeouts as a .151 opponents average…Austin Jackson (pictured below) has hit safely or scored a run in all six games to start the season.
Sox Use iPads to Aid Relievers
Off Day. On Wednesday, it’ll be the White Sox vs. Twins at Target Field (7:10 p.m. CT, WPWR) in the second game of the three-game series. Starting Pitchers: LHP Carlos Rodon (0-1, 2.57) for the Sox, RHP Phil Hughes (0-1, 4.50) for Minnesota.
Photo of the Day
That’s former White Sox All-Star Chet Lemon in the center with his arm around son Marcus, a second baseman for the the Sox’ Class AA affiliate Birmingham Barons. The elder Lemon visited Marcus in Jacksonville where the Barons won their first game on Saturday.