First Pitch – 7:10 p.m. CDT
Television – FSN
When you search the internet for images, you get a lot different results with “white socks” than you do with “white sox”. But you might want to set your search engine filters accordingly if you search on “white stockings”.
If there’s a better way to wrap up this round of interleague play than by taking on our most universally despised divisional rival, the Chicago White Sox, I don’t know what it is. Oh, wait. Yes I do. Sweeping a series against said Sox would be better. Much better.
The Pale Hose are coming off a weekend that saw them move into first place in the division and acquire Kevin Youkilis from Boston for Brent Lillibridge, Zach Stewart and some cash. Youkilis is expected to be starting at third base tonight, where he will be frequently mistaken for Yukon Cornelius.
ON THE HILL
Francisco Liriano: 1-7, 5.74 ERA, 69 ERA+, 4.36 FIP, 4.18 xFIP, 0.5 WAR
Jake Peavy: 6-3, 2.74 ERA, 155 ERA+, 3.25 FIP, 4.07 xFIP, 2.5 WAR