Q, Sox Look to Stop Tribe Before Leaving on Long Road Trip

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Today’s News

First-Place Report

The White Sox (27-20) lead the second-place Tribe by 1.5 games in the American League Central.

This Afternoon’s Game

White Sox vs. Indians at U.S. Cellular Field (1:10 p.m. CT, WGN) in the finale of the four-game series and 10-game homestand. Starting Pitchers: LHP Jose Quintana (5-3, 1.98) for the Sox, RHP Corey Kluber (3-5, 4.10) for Cleveland.

Last Night’s Highlights

Adam Eaton hit his third homer of the season in the 6-2 loss to the Indians…Jose Abreu went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles…Brett Lawrie doubled in run…The bullpen–Zach Putnam (1.2 IP), Tommy Kahnle (1.0), Matt Purke (2.0) and Dan Jennings (1.0)–tossed 5.2 innings of scoreless ball.

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Kudos for Sale and Quintana

Despite absorbing his first loss of the season last night, there’s no question that Chris Sale is enjoying a special year and continues to be one of the game’s premier pitchers. And right there with him is Quintana, giving the Sox a potent 1-2 punch.

Click on the top link below for an outstanding piece on Chris’ success and the bottom link for a look at the formidable Sox pitching duo. Both stories were written before last night’s game:

http://es.pn/1sO2hl0

http://mlb.com/r/article?ymd=20160523&content_id=179869604&vkey=news_cws&c_id=cws

Tomorrow’s Schedule

White Sox vs. Royals at Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City (7:15 p.m. CT, CSN) in the opener of a four-game series and 10-game road trip that continues with three vs. the Mets and three vs. the Tigers. Starting Pitchers: RHP Miguel Gonzalez (0-1, 4.57) for the Sox, LHP Danny Duffy (0-0, 2.13) for K.C.

Photo of the Day

Here’s Abreu enjoying his Easterseals visit before last night’s game.

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