Gonzalez and Sox Shoot for Fifth Straight Series Win; Sale a Five-Time All-Star; Burdi to Birmingham
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
White Sox vs. Yankees at U.S. Cellular Field (7:10 p.m. CT, WPWR) in the rubber game of the three-game series as the Good Guys won Game 1, 8-2, on Monday and dropped last night’s game, 9-0. Starting Pitchers: RHP Miguel Gonzalez (1-4, 4.88) for the Sox, RHP Michael Pineda (3-7, 5.24) for the Yankees.
Sale San Diego-Bound
White Sox ace Chris Sale was selected for his fifth straight All-Star Game, each year he’s been a starter. He is 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA in his three previous appearances and is one of the favorites to be named the starter in San Diego next Tuesday night.
Quote of the Day
Todd Frazier will be in San Diego next Monday night to defend his 2015 Home Run Derby crown.
Off Day Tomorrow.
Friday (7:10 p.m. CT, CSN). White Sox vs. Braves at U.S. Cellular Field in the opener of a three-game series that precedes the All-Star break. Starting Pitchers: LHP Sale (14-2, 2.93) for the Sox, RHP Matt Wisler (3-8, 4.16) for Atlanta.
Saturday (1:10 p.m. CT, WGN). Starting Pitchers: LHP Jose Quintana (6-8, 3.06) for the Sox, RHP Joel De La Cruz (0-2, 5.25) for Atlanta.
Sunday (1:10 p.m. CT, CSN). Starting Pitchers: RHP James Shields (4-9, 5.67) for the Sox, RHP Mike Foltynewicz (2-3, 4.29) for Atlanta.
Photo of the Day
Zack Burdi, the Sox’ second first-round selection (26th overall) has been promoted to Class AA Birmingham from High-A Winston-Salem.