“I’m concerned about what your presence will mean … concerned it will hinder our healing … inflame the situation.” Understood. Therefore Stitches, whose selections have radiated more negative energy than a Dr. Fauci briefing, is canceling his trip to Wisconsin.
Are the White-hot Sox for real? Chicago finds itself in a three-way at the top of the AL Central after 35 games and the Sox are in Minnesota on Tuesday. Dallas Keuchel (5-2, 2.70 ERA) has won three straight, limiting the opposition to 14 hits, spanning 20 innings. Michael Pineda (11-5 last year) will make his 2020 debut for the Twins. Pineda returns from 60-day suspension after he tested positive for a banned diuretic. Prior to Monday night’s series opener, the Chisox were 10-4 on the road and the Twins were 12-3 at home. Are the White-hot Sox for real? Time will tell. But for now we will take them Tuesday for 10 units.
Be it our three-game winning streak or more likely a lack of interest, we survived the trade deadline. Paul DeJong hit a grand salami, Dakota Hudson picked up his first win and the Cards beat the Reds 7-5. W has us at -557 frankiefrischs.