Chicago White Sox Morning BP (4/29)


Apr 28, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox relief pitcher

Matt Lindstrom

(27) pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the ninth inning at U.S Cellular Field. The Chicago White Sox defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

Winning their second four-game series of the season by defeating the Tampa Bay Rays three of the past four games was great, but now the Chicago White Sox don’t have long to bask in those victories as the Detroit Tigers are up next at US Cellular Field.

The White Sox will host the AL Central leaders, who hold a 12-9 record, for three games, starting this evening at 8:05 ET with Justin Verlander of the Tigers taking on Jose Quintana of the White Sox.

Should be a nice battle from the mound, huh?

Chicago enters this game with a 14-13 overall record, winning their past two games against the Rays with Scott Carroll and Andre Rienzo having solid outings for the White Sox, or good enough outings for the offense of the White Sox to take control of the game.

One of the better parts last night’s win over the Rays was a second inning home run by Alejandro De Aza and here is the GIF of that home run:

But that is enough about the Rays series, now the focus must shift to the Tigers, as the White Sox are just 1.0 game back for the division lead.

Now is the time for this team to put the pressure on the Tigers with just two days left in April.

In other White Sox news:

• In an article on, writer Phil Rogers says the White Sox are ready to give the Tigers a fight.

The Chicago Sun-Times wrote Jose Abreu “has turned into a real singing bonus” for Chicago.

• Here is a video of Adam Eaton talking about the White Sox offense via the Chicago Tribune.

ESPN Chicago has an article posted mentioning former White Sox World Series champion Freddy Garcia and how he is joining the Taiwan’s EDA Rhinos.

• CSN Chicago posted a video talking about how the White Sox are scheduled face Verlander and Max Scherzer on consecutive nights.

• Here are the MLB standings headed into Tuesday’s games.

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