Mar 4, 2013; Glendale, AZ, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher John Danks (50) pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning at Camelback Ranch. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Go easy on John Danks, he’s rusty – Lineups 5/24


I don’t expect much from John Danks. In fact, I expect a fair amount of struggles to hit the strike zone or miss bats or hit 90 mph, all of it mediated by the Marlins inability to make the ball go particularly far when they hit it with a bat.

I’ve spilled sad/hopeful words on this already and am strapped for time. Plus, you’ve already left work anyway.

For tonight, I plan on camping out by the bullpen early and making a lame joke to Danks about missing this weather while he warms up.

White Sox lineup

1. Alejandro De Aza – CF
2. Alexei Ramirez – SS
3. Alex Rios – RF
4. Paul Konerko– 1B
5. Adam Dunn – DH
6. Dayan Viciedo – LF
7. Conor Gillaspie – 3B
8. Jeff Keppinger – 2B
9. Hector Gimenez – C

John Danks, SP

 

Marlins lineup

1. Adeiny Hechevarria – SS
2. Placido Polanco – 3B
3. Derek Dietrich– RF
4. Marcell Ozuna– RF
5. Justin Ruggiano – CF
6. Chris Coghlan – LF
7. Miguel Olivo – DH
8. Nick Green – 1B
9. Jeff Mathis – C

Tom Koehler, SP

 

Where to Watch: CSN, but it’s also the MLB.TV free game of the day

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