Sox, Axelrod Take On Tribe

Monday, April 22, 2013

Today’s News
Tonight’s Game
White Sox vs. Indians at U.S. Cellular Field (7:10 p.m., CT, WCIU). Starters: Dylan Axelrod (0-1) for the Sox, Justin Masterson (3-1) for the Tribe.
Sox Starting Lineup: De Aza, LF; Keppinger, 2B; Rios, RF; Dunn, DH; Konerko, 1B; Gillaspie, 3B; Ramirez, SS; Gimenez, C; Danks, CF.
Pitching In
The White Sox rank fourth in the American League with a 3.40 ERA overall and are second in the A.L. with a 2.52 ERA at home.
Beckham Update
Gordon says he is feeling good physically and isn’t experiencing any pain in his surgically-repaired wrist. While he isn’t doing any baseball-related activity yet, he spent time today working out with trainer Herm Schneider and did some running with his Sox teammates.
Meeting of the Minds
John Danks met with Robin, Rick, Herm and Coop today. The plan is for John to go back to Arizona, make a start at extended spring training and then return to Chicago to continue his rehab.
#MAKEANIMPACT in the Community 
How about joining fellow White Sox, Bulls and Blackhawks fans to raise money for local charities at our annual Home Team Charity Run? Choose either a 5k or 10k that starts and ends with a festival at U.S. Cellular Field. Sign up here:
Quote of the Day
Robin on the Sox struggles: 
“You go through a rut and you’re just trying to get out of it. You just gotta keep your nose buried in and stay strong.”
Play of the Day
Gavin Floyd had his best outing of the season yesterday against the Twins. He worked six innings, allowing just one run and three hits while striking out six in the 5-3 defeat.
Tomorrow’s Schedule
White Sox vs. Indians at U.S. Cellular Field (7:10 p.m., CT, CSN). Starters: Jose Quintana (1-0) for the Sox, Zach McAllister (1-2) for Cleveland.
Did You Know…
…that Alejandro De Aza is a .359 hitter with 24 RBI and a .449 on-base percentage in 33 career games vs. the Indians? And that four of his 17 career homers have come against Cleveland?
Photo of the Day
 Gavin enjoyed his best performance of 2013 against Minnesota.

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