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Sox Gear Up For Tribe and Tigers While Chicago Prepares for JRW Rally and Parade

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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Today’s News

Tonight’s Game

White Sox vs. Indians at U.S. Cellular Field (7:10 p.m., CT, CSN+) in the opener of a three-game series and seven-game homestand that continues with four vs. the Tigers starting on Friday night. Starters: LHP Jose Quintana (6-10, 3.25) for the Sox, LHP T.JHouse (2-3, 3.80) for the Tribe. “Q” is 3-0 with a 2.66 ERA in four career games (five starts) against the Tribe.

Eaton Returns

Adam Eaton has been activated from the disabled list and his rehab assignment at Class AAA Charlotte. Jordan Danks has been optioned to the Knights.

Eaton ranks among the American League leaders in triples (T2nd, 7), on-base percentage (T7th, .370) and average (9th, .304). He is batting .435 over his last 22 games.

In related news, outfielder Moises Sierra began his rehab assignment with Charlotte last night and went 2-5 with a run scored. He has been on the DL with a strained left oblique.

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Welcome Home, JRW!

Tomorrow’s celebratory welcome home rally and parade to honor the United States champion Jackie Robinson West Little Leaguers will begin on the South Side and end at Millenium Park. The rally will commence at 9:00 a.m. at Jackie Robinson Park (10540 S. Morgan Park St.). The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m., will continue to Millenium Park and a second rally will begin there around 11:00 a.m. The regular Wednesday fireworks at Navy Pier this week also will be dedicated to the champions.

Beginning at 10 a.m., CSN will be on hand to describe all of the rally and parade activities with Chuck Garfien, Kip Lewis and Frank Thomas reporting.

Kevin Coe, the White Sox manager of youth baseball initiatives, talked about JRW’s spectacular run on Channel 32 (click on link below):

http://bit.ly/1BVbWWI

Make Way for the Champs

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An Encouraging Endorsement for 2015

http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/91382356/these-mlb-teams-are-poised-to-be-bounce-back-in-2015?tcid=tw_share#!bKrCfr

Charlotte’s Wilkins, Phegley International League Postseason All-Stars

http://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20140826&content_id=91494828&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_t494&sid=t494

Volunteering

Pictured below, Southpaw and the White Sox Volunteer Corps teamed up with Chicago Cares to build planter boxes, bean bag sets and benches at Park Lawn Charity in Oak Park.

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Quote of the Day

Tomorrow’s Schedule

White Sox vs. Indians at U.S. Cellular Field (7:10 p.m., CT, WCIU). Starters: RHP Hector Noesi (7-8, 4.39) for the Sox, RHP Corey Kluber (13-7, 2.46) for Cleveland.

Photo/Video of the Day

JRW’s Trey Hondras (pictured below), who also is in the White Sox Amateur City Elite (ACE) program, talks about the phone call he and his teammates received from President Obama on Sunday (click on the link for video):

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/highschool/chi-jackie-robinson-west-hondras-on-game-and-president-video-20140825-premiumvideo.html

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Sox Links, News & Notes: Off-Day Edition

Thursday, May 1, 2014

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The Buzz Around a Man Named Abreu

It seems like everybody is taking notice of our talented slugger…

http://usat.ly/1kv9sFu

http://www.suntimes.com/sports/27118486-419/jose-abreu-was-not-going-to-escape-jerry-reinsdorf.html

http://www.csnchicago.com/white-sox/jose-abreus-success-could-force-white-sox-alter-plan

http://espn.go.com/blog/chicago/white-sox/post/_/id/19398/abreus-influence-on-sox-is-wide-reaching

http://www.gammonsdaily.com/video-peter-gammons-on-jose-abreu-dee-gordon-and-francisco-rodriguez/

…and here’s more,  “Must See” TV tonight on Comcast SportsNet: “Abreu’s April”

http://www.csnchicago.com/article/csn-present-special-jose-abreus-record-setting-month-april

The Allure of Adam Eaton

http://www.csnchicago.com/white-sox/white-sox-adam-eaton-playing-every-game-its-his-last?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed

Play of the Day

Watch Alexei Ramirez set the White Sox record for the most hits in the month of April as he collected his 40th yesterday in the Sox’ loss to the Tigers, surpassing Paul Konerko‘s 39 in 2002. Alexei has hit safely in 27 of his first 29 games this season, joining Buck Weaver (1920) as the only players in Sox history to accomplish the feat.

http://atmlb.com/1hXTfEw

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Quote of the Day

Food for Thought

A competitive eater takes on the three-pound challenge.

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20140430/lincoln-park/morning-report-competitive-eater-conquers-3-pound-sundae-at-cell

Tomorrow’s Schedule

White Sox vs. Indians at Progressive Field, Cleveland (6:05 p.m., CT, CSN) in the opener of a three-game series. Starters: LHP John Danks (2-1, 3.48) for the Sox, RHP Danny Salazar (0-3, 6.04) for the Tribe.

Photo of the Day

WGN’s Tom Skilling and Southpaw during Weather Day festivities yesterday at the ballpark.

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