Apr 3, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; Detail view of a Chicago White Sox hat and glove on the bench before a game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
Everything seemed to fall in favor of the Chicago White Sox on Opening Day, as the club picked up a season-opening win against the Minnesota Twins at U.S. Cellular Field Monday.
In other news around Major League Baseball, Angels hitting coach Don Baylor sustained a freak leg injury catching a ceremonial first pitch, Buster Posey‘s ninth-inning homer led the Giants to a come-from-behind win and the Pirates’ Neil Walker sent the Cubs home losers, 1-0, in the tenth inning.
Here’s some news from around the world of baseball on this April Fool’s Day (and yes, this is all real news)
“White Sox, Chris Sale emerge victorious” – Southside Showdown
“Don Baylor breaks leg on first pitch” – ESPN Los Angeles
“Facebook map shows teams’ followings in U.S.” – Call to the Pen