Gamethread: White Sox at Brewers

Brett Ballantini

With Carlos Rodón's second start pending, attention was thrown to Nomar Mazara, who returned from an IL stint (strep throat) today.

In his pregame comments, Ricky promised we'd be seeing a lot of Mazara this season, and that he wasn't strictly a platoon bat vs. righties. 

Here's Ricky's pregame chat:

As you may have heard just above, Renteria wants to get Mazara acclimated to the team, so Adam Engel starts in right field tonight:

For the Brewers, no joke, Lorenzo Cain's opt-out has pushed Avisaíl García to center field. No, really, no joke:

You can see Mazara's full pregame interview above, and most notable was his revelation that rather than something worse, as feared, the right fielder merely had strep throat. It's something he usually gets very sick from once a year, but it had been a year or two since it had happened to him. Fortunately for him and the White Sox, Mazara was sick for only two days.

In other news, Jimmy Lambert was moved to the 45-day IL with forearm soreness, which will almost certainly end his 2020 season. And to make room for Mazara, pop culture icon and fan favorite Yermín Mercedes was sent back to Schaumburg.

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Nello Rubio
Nello Rubio

What a game and win!

Joe Resis
Joe Resis

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Wow, what a game! Let's hold on. Such a thriller already.

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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Go-ahead wild pitch offense!!!

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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That will do, Nomar!

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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Leury’s offense is awesome. Can he keep it up for this AB?

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

Editor

Ross works around the errors!

Nello Rubio
Nello Rubio

José!!!!

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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ABREU TIES THE GAME!

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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Luis with two walks!

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

Yup that tracks for Mazara

Kevin.K
Kevin.K

Still 2-1?

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

Ugh. Jace Fry

Nello Rubio
Nello Rubio

How crazy that Luis Robert has the White Sox only two steals this season thus far?

Nello Rubio
Nello Rubio

Welp so you think that’s it for Rodón in a Sox uniform?

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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Luis walks!

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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Matt Foster has looked really impressive in his short MLB career

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

Nick Madrigal and the plate ump are the same size!

GuitarSox326
GuitarSox326

I love the way Foster is attacking the strikezone. Walking Yelich is excusable

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

They were talking about his lost velocity. I just assumed it was down because he's still adjusting post-TJ

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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Stepped away for a second and Carlos is out of the game!? What happened?

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

New pitcher already? That's not good- hope Rodon is ok :(

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

I don't know what's going on with Grandal but I want him to figure it out quick.

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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Abreu is SAFE

Brett Ballantini
Brett Ballantini

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OK, just got in. Did Stone murder barstool or anything?

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

OMG Leury is trying to give me a heart attack with that base running.

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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BASES LOADED one out

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

Also does anyone see the Monkey Knife Fight ad? Is that a Simpson's reference and the Brewers are being low-key cool?

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

Come on, Carlos!

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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Grandal sac fly! 2-0 Sox!

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

Editor

Quick 1-0 lead for the Good Guys!

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

Yoan got ROBBED by that wall! Move that wall in closer.

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

Editor

Okay, YoYo!

Colleen Sullivan
Colleen Sullivan

Poor Brett Anderson. He's just coming back off a hurt finger.

Ashley Sanders
Ashley Sanders

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What a start, Luis!!


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