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Inter-League GAME THREAD: 5/18


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My second-favorite team kicks off the 2012 Inter-League season with an afternoon game against the Cubs.

White Sox ...... White Sox ...... Goooooooooo, White Sox !!!




Alejandro De Aza - CF

Gordon Beckham - 2B

Adam Dunn - LF

Paul Konerko - 1B

Alex Rios - RF

A.J. Pierzynski - C

Alexei Ramirez - SS

Brent Morel - 3B

Philip Humber - RHP (1-2, 5.77 ERA)


David DeJesus - RF

Tony Campana - CF

Starlin Castro - SS

Bryan LaHair - 1B

Alfonso Soriano - LF

Ian Stewart - 3B

Welington Castillo - C

Darwin Barney - 2B

Jeff Samardzija - RHP (4-1, 2.89 ERA)

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The Yankees vs. the Reds in a rematch of the 1939 World Series.


Zack Cozart – SS

Drew Stubbs – CF

Joey Votto – 1B

Brandon Phillips – 2B

Jay Bruce – RF

Chris Heisey – LF

Todd Frazier – 3B

Miguel Cairo – DH

Ryan Hanigan – C

Bronson Arroyo – RHP (2-1, 3.25 ERA)


Derek Jeter – SS

Curtis Granderson – CF

Robinson Cano – 2B

Alex Rodriguez – 3B

Raul Ibanez – RF

Nick Swisher – 1B

Eric Chavez – DH

Dewayne Wise – LF

Chris Stewart – C

Andy Pettitte – LHP (0-1, 5.68 ERA)

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2 teams from the Deep South. One of them is a game behind us in the A.L. East.


Michael Bourn - CF

Martin Prado - LF

Freddie Freeman - 1B

Dan Uggla - 2B

Brian McCann - C

Chipper Jones - 3B

Jason Heyward - RF

Eric Hinske - DH

Tyler Pastornicky - SS

Tommy Hanson - RHP (4-3, 3.33 ERA)


Kelly Johnson - 2B

Yunel Escobar - SS

Jose Bautista - RF

Edwin Encarnacion - 1B

J.P. Arencibia - C

Ben Francisco - DH

Eric Thames - LF

Yan Gomes - 3B

Rajai Davis - CF

James Shields - RHP (6-1, 3.52 ERA)

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The Phillies lead the Red Sox 4-1, early on.

The Reds and the Yankees are locked in a scoreless tie in the 4th.

The Blue Jays lead the Mets 8-1 after 3.

The Braves lead the D-Rays 2-1 in the 3rd.

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