Chicago White Sox at Colorado Rockies (4/9) Starting Lineups


Apr 4, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher

Erik Johnson

(45) delivers a pitch during the fourth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals won 7-5. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago White Sox enter this rubber match of this three-game series against the Colorado Rockies with a .500 record at 4-4, while the Rockies are 4-5 overall.

The White Sox are using the same lineup from Tuesday night, except right-hander Erik Johnson (0-1, 13.50 ERA) will be batting in the No. 9 spot, as he’s the starting pitcher for the White Sox today.

Pitching for the Rockies will be right-handed pitcher Juan Nicasio (1-0, 1.29 ERA)

Colorado has Charlie Blackmon and Carlos Gonzalez back in the lineup today following an off day on Tuesday, but Troy Tulowitzki won’t be in the starting lineup for the hosts today.

Another change for the Rockies is DJ LeMahieu will be playing second base, and Charlie Culberson will be at shortstop, as he was at second base on Tuesday.

The game will air on CSN in Chicago or in out-of-market spots at MLB.TV at 3:10 p.m. ET. On the radio, it will be on WSCR 670 in Chicago, and KOA 850 or KNRV 1150 in Colorado. The game is also on MLB Audio.

Here are the lineups for Wednesday, April 9, 2014:

Chicago White Sox (4-4)

1. Adam Eaton (CF)
2. Marcus Semien (2B)
3. Jose Abreu (1B)
4. Dayan Viciedo (LF)
5. Conor Gillaspie (3B)
6. Avisail Garcia (RF)
7. Alexei Ramirez (SS)
8. Tyler Flowers (C)
9. Erik Johnson (P)

Colorado Rockies (4-5)

1. Charlie Blackmon (CF)
2. Michael Cuddyer (RF)
3. Carlos Gonzalez (LF)
4. Wilin Rosario (C)
5. Justin Morneau (1B)
6. Nolan Arenado (3B)
7. Charlie Culberson (SS)
8. DJ LeMahieu (2B)
9. Juan Nicasio (P)