Saladino Delivers, Shields Impresses, Abreu Continues Streak and Another Multi-Hit Effort for Anderson

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Today’s News

Tonight’s Game

White Sox vs. Tigers at Comerica Park, Detroit (6:08 p.m. CT, WPWR) in the middle game of the three-game series. Starting Pitchers: RHP Anthony Ranaudo (1-1, 9.61) for the Sox, LHP Daniel Norris (2-2, 3.63) for Detroit.

Last Night’s Highlights

Tyler Saladino delivered a two-out, two-run single in the fourth inning and belted a solo homer (8) in the seventh to give the White Sox a 3-2 lead, but the Tigers came back in the eighth and prevailed, 4-3.

James Shields had a quality start, allowing two runs and six hits along with six strikeouts in six innings.

With his single and double last night, Jose Abreu now has a 25-game on-base streak. It’s the longest of his career and longest active streak in the major leagues.

Tim Anderson‘s pair of singles gave him his 25th multi-hit effort of his rookie season. His batting average is up to .286.

Enjoy Saladino’s heroics (top two links) and Shields impressive performance:

http://mlb.mlb.com/r/video?content_id=1111202683 

http://mlb.mlb.com/r/video?content_id=1111621983

http://mlb.mlb.com/r/video?content_id=1111960783

Quote of the Day

Robin on Saladino:

“He’s been playing great. With the home runs, I think you look at it and you don’t see him as a home run hitter, but he’s got the ability to hit one out of the ballpark. He’s got some home run power.”

Tomorrow’s Schedule

White Sox vs. Tigers at Comerica (Wednesday (12:08 p.m. CT, CSN) in the finale of the series. Starting Pitchers: LHP Chris Sale (15-7, 3.14) for the Sox, RHP Justin Verlander (14-7, 3.33) for the Tigers.

Photo of the Day

Pre-game ritual.

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