Given my well-announced nerves for the games following nights of double-digit run explosions, I’m hopeful that Correia can keep the White Sox in line just in case we aren’t hitting as well as we were yesterday.
It’s HOT in Minnesota for the record – it hit 95 at the airport today tying a record high for this day set back in 1932 [correction: NEW record high of 98 at MSP & higher elsewhere] – and who knows if that hot weather will help the ball carry a bit more …
I laughed at a tweet from Chris Parmelee earlier today in which he claimed it’s finally baseball weather! Yeah, if you say so Parmesan. Glad I don’t have to wear all those layers and a cup and go stand in the sun of Target Field.
|Chi White Sox||
|De Aza, LF||Dozier, 2B|
|Ramirez, Al, SS||Mauer, C|
|Rios, RF||Willingham, LF|
|Dunn, A, 1B||Morneau, 1B|
|Viciedo, DH||Parmelee, RF|
|Gillaspie, 3B||Plouffe, 3B|
|Keppinger, 2B||Arcia, DH|
|Wise, CF||Hicks, CF|
|Flowers, C||Florimon, SS|
|Peavy, P||Correia, P|
|Chi White Sox|
Every TIME!! I swear.. *sigh* I think there is something called a Run Hangover that means they aren’t in “performance ready” shape the night after they get a lot of runs. It just hasn’t been scientifically/statistically examined… yet.
The White Sox win one… Correia wasn’t on that roll that we would need to have to match up against Jake Peavy. We needed to have him keep the Sox batters as off balance as we expected ours to be.. that didn’t happen so much.
The good news is that at least Willingham got a timely, great hit – maybe he’s breaking HIS streak?