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2016 Schedule
50-53, 3rd in AL Cent

Lineup: White Sox (50-53) at Twins (39-63)

  • 1. Tim Anderson, SS (R)
  • 2. Tyler Saladino, 3B (R)
  • 3. Melky Cabrera, LF (S)
  • 4. Jose Abreu, 1B (R)
  • 5. Avisail Garcia, RF (R)
  • 6. Justin Morneau, DH (L)
  • 7. Dioner Navarro, C (S)
  • 8. Carlos Sanchez, 2B (S)
  • 9. J.B. Shuck, CF (L)
  • SP: Miguel Gonzalez, RHP
Daily notes

ESPN Stats & Info

Friday's Top 5 longest homers

The Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez makes our list for the second time in just over a week with his MLB-best eighth homer of 440 feet or further Friday night. Jose Bautista's blast against the Orioles led the way.

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Twins win on walkoff walk (0:26)
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Do not test Max Kepler's arm (0:23)
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Eaton shows off cannon with huge throw (0:41)
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Eaton wastes no time with leadoff homer (0:19)
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Expert picks: Chris Sale to stay put?

Three of five ESPN baseball experts polled see Sale as the shopped player that is most likely to not be moved ahead of the deadline. Trade deadline predictions (Insider)

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Still think it's unlikely that Chris Sale gets dealt. But FWIW, the Rangers, Orioles, Marlins & Nationals all had scouts at his start Thursday

Stats & Info

Sale getting worse as year goes on

Although he posted a quality start against the Cubs on Thursday, Chris Sale's ERA has continued to rise as the 2016 season has progressed.

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Sale happy to be back after being 'on island'

White Sox ace Chris Sale said it was nice to return to the mound after his suspension, and he directed the spotlight toward his teammates for supporting him.

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Sale appreciative of the support he has received (0:56)
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Cubs spoil Sale's return with win over White Sox (0:49)
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Chapman finishes off White Sox to earn first save with Cubs (0:23)
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SC models the 'Chris Sale' collection (1:35)
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Bryant hits deep RBI double off Sale (0:31)
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Jose Abreu unfazed by homer drought

Abreu hasn't hit a home run since June 23, but he isn't concerned about the lack of power. "The most important thing for me right now is to be comfortable at home plate and I am," Abreu said through a translator. "We have two more months, and I know the homers will be there." Chicago Sun-Times

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Cooper on Sale: 'Forgive and move on'

White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper is ready to welcome ace Chris Sale back from his suspension on Thursday with open arms. "With all of the time and conversations we've had with Chris, it's easy for me to forgive and move on," Cooper said. Chicago Tribune

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Todd Frazier, White Sox Third Baseman

White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier joins David Kaplan and Mark Lazerus. He discusses the Crosstown Classic, dealing with trade rumors and the White Sox clubhouse.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs40924th
Batting Average.24821st
On Base Percentage.31222nd
Slugging Percentage.39427th
Earned Run Average3.9811th
Quality Starts595th
WHIP1.3619th
BAA.25613th

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