Sox vs. Mariners in First of Four

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Today’s News

Tonight’s Game

The White Sox vs. Mariners at U.S. Cellular Field (7:10 p.m. CT, CSN) in the opener of a four-game series that will conclude a nine-game homestand. Starting Pitchers: RHP Anthony Ranaudo (1-1, 9.42) for the Sox, TBA for Seattle.

Last Night’s Highlights

Dioner Navarro hit a two-run homer (click on link below) and Avi Garcia collected a pair of singles and an RBI in the 5-3 home loss to the Phillies in the finale of the two-game series. Jose Abreu singled to extend his on-base streak and continued his hot hitting in the month of August (see Quotes of the Day for details).

http://mlb.mlb.com/r/video?content_id=1091856783

And for the defense, a couple of terrific plays–one by Todd Frazier, another by Adam Eaton.

http://mlb.mlb.com/r/video?content_id=1091699883

http://mlb.mlb.com/r/video?content_id=1091746883

Quotes of the Day

New Naming Rights

The White Sox and Guaranteed Rate, the Chicago-based national mortgage lender, have signed a 13-year naming rights agreement for the team’s home ballpark in Chicago, which will be named Guaranteed Rate Field beginning November 1, 2016.

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Next Up

Sox vs. Mariners:

Tomorrow (7:10 p.m. CT, WGN). Starting Pitchers: LHP Chris Sale (15-6, 3.15) for the Sox, RHP Felix Hernandez (8-4, 3.26) for the Mariners.

Saturday (6:10 p.m. CT, CSN). Starting Pitchers: LHP Jose Quintana (10-9, 2.84) for the Sox, TBA for Seattle.

Sunday (1:10 p.m. CT, WGN). Starting Pitchers: LHP Carlos Rodon (4-8, 4.02) for the Sox, RHP Taijuan Walker (4-8, 4.14) for the Mariners.

Photo of the Day

During their visit to Lurie Children’s Hospital yesterday, Frazier, Robin Ventura and Carlos Rodon enjoyed learning about Nicholas’ dinosaur connection.

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