Tagged: Reds

SOX TAKE 2 OF 3 FROM REDS; 6 GAME HOMESTAND NEXT!

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Wuz good world dis ya boi White Sox Real Talk checkin back in after a successful weekend series against the Reds of Cincinatti. White Sox came into this afternoon’s game after winning in a VERY sloppy manor in last night’s Civil Rights Game where they had 4 errors looking to take the rubber match in this series. Mark Buerhle was the story going in with his impressive 18-6 record in Interleague play and continued that hot streak today. No home Runs in this game as the Sox scored their first two runs in the 1st inning off a RBI single from A.J. and a fielders choice off a double play from Paulie. Dwise also scored a run off a double in the 9th. One great milestone did occur in this game when the Captain, Mr.Konerko scored his 1,000th career RBI in the 5th inning.
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Bobby Jenks then came in the 9th and got his 17th save off the season(out of 19 tries) and the Sox got their 2nd straight win. Only bad news of the night is that the damn Tigers completed a sweep of the BrewCrew and kept the White Sox at 5 games behind in the Central.
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Now the Sox will head home to Da Cell for 6 games where they will play round 2 of the Crosstown Classic against the wackest team in Chicago the Cubs lol(just another shot at you bums lol) but more bad news for my beloved lol the Sox are under .500 at home at 16-18 and will begin a 3 game set against the best ballclub in the Majors, The L.A. Dodgers. And we all remember the last 12 game homestand where we went 4-8 so we defintely need to pick it up at home.
OTHER NOTES:
-Jermaine Dye was scratched from the lineup this afternoon to give him 3 days off before the important Dodgers series starting on Tuesday.
ALSO CONGRATS TO MY MANS GORDON BECKHAM FOR HITTTING HIS 1ST MAJOR LEAGUE HR LAST NIGHT!!!
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until next time….PEACE!!

BAD BAD OFFENSE!!!

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Wuz good world dis ya boi White Sox Real Talk checking back in after a 2nd straight tough loss by my Sox. After blowing a 5-1 run lead with 2 outs in the 8th inning last night at the hands of the Cubs, The Sox arrived at Great American Ballpark in Cincinatti looking to take a W away from the Reds. Jose Contreras found his self back on the bump after giving up only 1 run in his last two starts. The Night started off well when Chris Getz hit his first Major League HR off Bronson Arroyo to give the Sox an early 2-0 lead. The Reds threaten in the next inning but the rally was killed by a great play by Alexei Ramirez when he threw out one of the Reds with a bare-handed throw to first.
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Just when things looked like they were going the Sox way, the old Jose Contereas showed up when he gave up a 2-Run bomb to right field off the bat of Brandon Philips as the Reds took a 3-1 lead.
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Sox then continued to get their bats silenced by Bronson Arroyo as he wouldn’t give up another run the rest of his outing. The Reds then added an insurance run in the bottom of the 8th to extend their lead to 4-2, a lead that they would not relinqush. Despite a solo jack by Paulie in the 9th Cordero shut the door on that comeback as the Reds won 4-3. All in all it was a pretty bad night for my beloved Sox as their offense consisted of a single, a double, & 2 HRs. Not that bad of an outing by Jose but just poor, poor offense. This just continues with my belief that htis team is just too Inconsistent to win back to back AL Central division titles. If one game the pitching is good then the offense isn’t etc. Just makes no sense and barring a comeback by Milwaukee tonight it looks like the Sox will be back to 5 games behind in the central. Hopefully we can get back on the winning side of things with Clayton Richard on the bump tommorow night. We will still need of a streak of 6 or 7 games before i get excited. Until next time yall…PEACE!!