NICK TO CLICK

Nick Swisher ripped a three run one out 2nd inning shot to right off Kevin Slowey to put Gavin Floyd & the White Sox up 3-1, they never looked back.

In the bottom of the 3rd A.J. Pierzynski singled, Carlos Quentin doubled, Paul Konerko doubled home two, Jim Thome struckout, Jermaine Dye knocked in Konerko with a single, Dye stole 2nd (joining Konerko & Thome with one steal), Swisher swished, Joe Crede doubled & scored on base hit by Alexei Ramirez, Orlando Cabrera singled, and that brought up Pierzynski for his second 3rd inning at bat, he flied out to end the five run inning.

Dye & Swisher hit back-to-back doubles to open the 5th, Crede grounded a single to center to score Swisher, a line drive over the rightfield fence by Ramirez made it 12-1. Meanwhile Floyd had it on cruise control, striking out nine over seven innings, allowing two runs. Boone Logan & Esteban Loaiza pitched the final two innings, scoreless, final 12-2.

The highlight of the day, after waiting out a hour & a half rain delay, and besides the Good Guys 12-2 win, was getting a ball autographed by Minnie (should be in the Hall of Fame) Minoso, Nancy Faust, and a couple of players from the Negro Leagues, what a thrill!

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