After Last Night’s Postponement, Sox Back in Action

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Today’s News

Three in K.C.

With last night’s postponement in Kansas City, the White Sox and Royals will now play a three-game series with the make-up date TBA. The Sox rotation will stay the same with everyone just moved back a day. Miguel Gonzalez (pictured above) will start tonight, Carlos Rodon tomorrow and Mat Latos Sunday in the series finale vs. the Royals. Chris Sale will pitch the opener vs. the Mets in New York Monday on Memorial Day.

First-Place Report

The Sox (27-21) maintain their half-game lead over the Indians in the American League Central.

Tonight’s Game

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

Quote of the Day

Jose Abreu on Robin and coach Todd Steverson telling him to slow down his approach to hitting:

“That’s the only way I know how to work, to work every day. It’s not in my nature to take a day off or do nothing. I like to work hard. That is the way I grew up as a player.’’

Tim Anderson Update

Read about prospect Tim Anderson‘s magnificent May at Class AAA Charlotte….

http://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20160526&content_id=180461200&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&tcid=tw_article_180461200

…and watch him in action:

http://www.milb.com/r/video?content_id=742643183&topic_id=&sid=t494&tcid=vpp_copy_742643183&v=3

Tomorrow’s Schedule

White Sox vs. Royals (1:15 p.m. CT, WGN) in the second game of the series. Starting Pitchers: LHP Rodon (2-4, 4.47) for the Sox, RHP Yordano Ventura (4-3, 4.81) for K.C.

Sunday’s Finale

White Sox vs. Royals (1:15 p.m. CT, CSN) in the finale of the series. Starting Pitchers: RHP Latos (6-1, 4.06) for the Sox, RHP Edinson Volquez (5-4, 3.67) for Kansas City.

Photo of the Day

Last night in K.C. (via CST_soxvan):

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